Anthem Reduces the Paper Trail With Electronic ID Cards

Small group and individual Anthem members enrolled in ACA plans now have the option to choose electronic ID cards without receiving an additional hard copy. Members can view their electronic ID card on the Anthem Anywhere mobile app, even without internet connection. The electronic ID card adds the convenience of emailing or faxing a copy of the ID to a provider.

Contact your Cornerstone representative with any questions.

 

Source: Electronic ID cards go anywhere with members

2018 Anthem Specialty Bonus Program

Anthem Specialty announced its 2018 bonus program for new and renewing cases with effective dates between February 1, 2018, and January 31, 2019. Click here to learn more.

ATTENTION OHIO BROKERS: Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Bonus Program for 2018!

Great News for Brokers in Ohio!

The more you sell, the more you earn with Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Sales Bonus Program!

Now YOU have a new opportunity to earn even more on EVERY Medicare Supplement Plan you SELL!

New, short-term incentives have just been announced for brokers who sell Anthem’s Medicare Supplement plans! Don’t miss out on this limited time opportunity to earn more when you sell Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement plans with 3/1/2018 effective dates!*

 

How Does it Work? 

  • If you sell 3 approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $100 bonus per sale!
  • But if you sell 5 or more approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $150 bonus per sale!

EXAMPLE:  If you sell 3 Medicare Supplement policy in a month with a qualifying effective date of 1/1/2018 you’ll earn a $300 bonus (3× $100)! But if you sell 5 plan policies, you’ll earn $750 (5× $150)!

 

Program Rules:

  • All per sale bonus amounts are in addition to the standard broker compensation.

 

Your current and prospective clients can benefit from these money-saving options on every Anthem plan:

  • A 5% discount on each policy if there is more than one Medicare Supplement policy written in a household with a coverage date of June 1, 2010 or after.
  • Receive $2 off their monthly premium simply by enrolling in automatic electronic premium payments—a savings of $24 annually. Save $48 by paying their premium for the entire year.
  • There are even greater savings for your clients when you help them combine discounts (based on eligibility).

 

While your clients are saving money, they can also stay healthy by taking advantage of the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, which offers eligible Modernized Anthem Medicare Supplement members a Basic Membership with access to over 13,000 locations nationwide—at no extra cost!**

So don’t wait!  It’s time to take advantage of this limited time opportunity to make more money selling Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement Plans!

 

Questions? Contact your Cornerstone representative today.


* This incentive is limited to new enrollees only-and based upon approval of the policy. All incentives will be paid within ninety days of the end of the bonus period. Anthem reserves the right to make all rules and determinations regarding the bonus program and may modify or eliminate the program at any time without notice.  For more detailed information on the bonus program, please contact your Regional Sales Manager.

**SilverSneakers is a value-added program. It is not insurance and not part of the Medicare Supplement insurance plans. It can be changed or withdrawn at any time.

 

LIVE TRAINING: Cornerstone & Anthem’s DSNP Training Series

Join Cornerstone and Anthem for a Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) training series!

Take advantage of these LIVE in-person training sessions to learn more about how to market D-SNP plans, solutions to challenges you may face when selling these plans, and the details of Anthem’s D-SNP products.

Don’t miss these valuable training sessions!

Register today for ONE meeting location near you.

 

Mon. January 29

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Media Center Cornerstone Cincinnati

2101 Florence Avenue | Cincinnati, OH 45206

Register

Mon. January 29

1:30 pm registration | 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace

10000 Yankee Street | Centerville, OH 45458

Register

Tues. January 30

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Howard Johnson Inn

1920 Roschman Avenue | Lima, OH 45804

Register

Tues. January 30

1:30 pm registration | 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn – Perrysburg

6165 Levis Commons Blvd. | Perrysburg, OH 43551

Register

Wed. January 31

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Holiday Inn – Independence

6001 Rockside Road | Cleveland, OH 44131

Register

Thurs. February 1

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Wedgewood Country Club

9600 Wedgewood Blvd. | Powell, OH 43065

Register

Tues. February 6

9:30 am registration | 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Holiday Inn Boardman

7410 South Avenue | Youngstown, OH 44512

Register

Tues. February 20

9:30 am registration | 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Courtyard Marriott

4375 Metro Cir NW | North Canton, OH 44720 ( off I-77)

Register

Tues. February 27

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Media Center Cornerstone Cincinnati

2101 Florence Avenue | Cincinnati, OH 45206

Register

Tues. February 27

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Holiday Inn French Quarter – Perrysburg

10630 Fremont Pike | Perrysburg, OH 43551

Register

Wed. February 28

8:30 am registration | 9:00 am–11:00 am

Wedgewood Country Club

9600 Wedgewood Blvd. | Powell, OH 43065

Register

Thurs. March 1

12:30 pm registration | 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Holiday Inn – Independence

6001 Rockside Road | Cleveland, OH 44131

Register

WEBINAR: Scrap the paper, lighten your load, and move on over to Anthem’s mProducer

Attend one of Anthem’s upcoming webinars and learn about mProducer, an application capture tool that is easy to use!

mProducer  mirrors the paper application flow, allows you to upload supporting documentation from any page of the application (including paper and electronic SOAs), and auto-populates PCP’s via search capabilities. You can even use the camera on your mobile device to capture images of the documentation. It’s that easy!

Here are some other advantages of mProducer:

  • mProducer is used with ALL Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and PDP plans NATIONWIDE!
  • Get a full PDF of the application at any time after submission.
  • It’s EASY and QUICK TO USE- Even the newest computer user can use this!
  • No email is required from the member.
  • No special equipment or software to buy.
  • Compatible with ALL computers, laptops, and tablets.
  • Enter an electronic Scope of Appointment and go COMPLETELY PAPERLESS! (Remember: There’s no longer a 48-hour notice requirement on SOA’s as of AEP 2018.)
  • Pull member ID’s on demand online.
  • Never have to worry about whether your agent code was attached to an application.

Sign up for one of these important classes today! See below for dates available: 

  • Monday January 8, 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Tuesday January 23, 11:00 a.m. EST
  • Wednesday February 7, 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Thursday February 22, 11:00 a.m. EST
  • Thursday March 2, 9:00 a.m. EST
  • Monday March 19, 3:00 p.m. EST

Anthem Electronic Member ID Cards

Anthem Small Group and Individual members now have the option to choose electronic ID cards only, rather than hard copies. This option will appear for plans renewed effective on or after January 1, 2018. The electronic ID will be available through Anthem’s online app, Anthem Anywhere.

 

For more information, click here.

ACA ID card quick reference guide

ID Card Cheat Sheet

New Business Process 2018

 

Contact your Cornerstone representative with any questions.

Anthem To Decrease Paper Clutter With “Welcome” Communications

Anthem is working to decrease paper clutter with changes to their “Welcome” communications to the Large Group market in 2018. The company will also start converting eligible members to electronic Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) and legally required information. The goal with eliminating the paper trail and moving to digital is to ensure more timely and updated information.

Click here to read more.

 

ATTENTION OHIO BROKERS: Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Bonus Program for 2018!

Great News for Brokers in Ohio!

The more you sell, the more you earn with Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Sales Bonus Program!

Now YOU have a new opportunity to earn even more on EVERY Medicare Supplement Plan you SELL!

New, short-term incentives have just been announced for brokers who sell Anthem’s Medicare Supplement plans! Don’t miss out on this limited time opportunity to earn more when you sell Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement plans with 2/1/2018 effective dates!*

 

How Does it Work? 

  • If you sell 3 approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $100 bonus per sale!
  • But if you sell 5 or more approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $150 bonus per sale!

EXAMPLE:  If you sell 3 Medicare Supplement policy in a month with a qualifying effective date of 1/1/2018 you’ll earn a $300 bonus (3× $100)! But if you sell 5 plan policies, you’ll earn $750 (5× $150)!

 

Program Rules:

  • All per sale bonus amounts are in addition to the standard broker compensation.

 

Your current and prospective clients can benefit from these money-saving options on every Anthem plan:

  • A 5% discount on each policy if there is more than one Medicare Supplement policy written in a household with a coverage date of June 1,2010 or after.
  • Receive $2 off their monthly premium simply by enrolling in automatic electronic premium payments—a savings of $24 annually. Save $48 by paying their premium for the entire year.
  • There’s even greater savings for your clients when you help them combine discounts (based on eligibility).

 

While your clients are saving money, they can also stay healthy by taking advantage of the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, which offers eligible Modernized Anthem Medicare Supplement members a Basic Membership with access to over 13,000 locations nationwide—at no extra cost!**

So don’t wait!  It’s time to take advantage of this limited time opportunity to make more money selling Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement Plans!

Questions? Contact your Cornerstone representative today.


* Incentive is limited to new enrollees only-and based upon approval of the policy. All incentives will be paid within ninety days of the end of the bonus period. Anthem reserves the right to make all rules and determinations regarding the bonus program, and may modify or eliminate the program at any time without notice.  For more detailed information on the bonus program, please contact your Regional Sales Manager.

**SilverSneakers is a value-added program. It is not insurance and not part of the Medicare Supplement insurance plans. It can be changed or withdrawn at any time.

 

Anthem Adds Hospital to MA Network

Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati is now in-network for the Anthem Medicare Advantage plans.

Brokers can search for doctors at anthem.com/medicare

ATTENTION OHIO BROKERS: Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Bonus Program for 2018!

Great News for Brokers in Ohio!

The more you sell, the more you earn with Anthem’s Medicare Supplement Sales Bonus Program!

Now YOU have a new opportunity to earn even more on EVERY Medicare Supplement Plan you SELL!

New, short-term incentives have just been announced for brokers who sell Anthem’s Medicare Supplement plans! Don’t miss out on this limited time opportunity to earn more when you sell Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement plans with 1/1/2018 effective dates!*

 

How Does it Work? 

  • If you sell 3 approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $100 bonus per sale!
  • But if you sell 5 or more approved Medicare Supplement policies you’ll receive an additional $150 bonus per sale!

EXAMPLE:  If you sell 3 Medicare Supplement policy in a month with a qualifying effective date of 1/1/2018 you’ll earn a $300 bonus (3× $100)! But if you sell 5 plan policies, you’ll earn $750 (5× $150)!

 

Program Rules:

  • All per sale bonus amounts are in addition to the standard broker compensation.

 

Your current and prospective clients can benefit from these money-saving options on every Anthem plan:

  • A 5% discount on each policy if there is more than one Medicare Supplement policy written in a household with a coverage date of June 1,2010 or after.
  • Receive $2 off their monthly premium simply by enrolling in automatic electronic premium payments—a savings of $24 annually. Save $48 by paying their premium for the entire year.
  • There’s even greater savings for your clients when you help them combine discounts (based on eligibility).

 

While your clients are saving money, they can also stay healthy by taking advantage of the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, which offers eligible Modernized Anthem Medicare Supplement members a Basic Membership with access to over 13,000 locations nationwide—at no extra cost!**

So don’t wait!  It’s time to take advantage of this limited time opportunity to make more money selling Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement Plans!

 

Questions? Contact your Cornerstone representative today.


* Incentive is limited to new enrollees only-and based upon approval of the policy. All incentives will be paid within ninety days of the end of the bonus period. Anthem reserves the right to make all rules and determinations regarding the bonus program, and may modify or eliminate the program at any time without notice.  For more detailed information on the bonus program, please contact your Regional Sales Manager.

**SilverSneakers is a value-added program. It is not insurance and not part of the Medicare Supplement insurance plans. It can be changed or withdrawn at any time.