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Small Group Rates And Plans For 2024 Are Now Available!

Small Group plans and rates for 2024* are now available on Blue on Demand. Updated Open Enrollment tools, including At-A-Glance Brochures and Product Guides are also available. Learn more and order open enrollment materials now.

Now available:

  • SimplyBlue Plus and Blue Simplicity Small Group Medical Plans
  • SimplyBlue Plus Dental Plans and Dental Blue Options Small Group Dental Plans

*Subject to DFS approval

2024 Plan Highlights:
With a new year comes exciting changes to bring groups and members better coverage and greater peace of mind. Take a look at what’s to come for 2024:

View What’s New (PDF)

  • NEW ThriveWell℠ – Introducing ThriveWell, a digital home base dedicated to engaging teams in health and wellbeing. Our partnership with Virgin Pulse** will give employees the tools to make small everyday changes to their wellbeing that are focused on the area they want to improve the most. They’ll build healthy habits, have fun with friends, and experience the lifelong rewards of better health and wellbeing.

    ThriveWell will be embedded in all small group plans, offering rewards of up to $200 per subscriber and $200 per spouse, or domestic partner, for a total rewards payout of up to $400 per plan year.

    ** Virgin Pulse is a separate company and offers a digital wellbeing service on behalf of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • NEW Virtual Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal (MSK) Management*** – Members receive virtual access to a holistic team of specialty medical doctors, physical therapists, health coaches, and nutritionists. Virtual physical therapy visits will be covered in full (subject to deductible, where applicable), and included as a telemedicine service.

    *** Pending final contract between the parties
  • NEW REACH Kidney Care – Our Care Management team is partnering with REACH Kidney Care, a kidney health management program designed to benefit members along the continuum of kidney disease, specifically targeting members with Stage 4 & 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD). At no cost to members, REACH will provide one-on-one, individualized care management, both in-person and virtually, to help members navigate their health in a way that best fits their life.
  • Acupuncture at PCP Cost Share – Introducing a lower PCP cost share option that will help make acupuncture care more accessible and affordable. Acupuncture visits will now be covered at the PCP cost share, limited to 10 visits per year (subject to deductible, where applicable). Previously covered at Specialist cost share for Small Groups, this update applies to all Non-Standard plans, excluding Deductible Non-Standard A plans.
  • $0 Outpatient Mental & Behavioral Care – We’re committed to lowering the total cost and other barriers to care for our members. Beginning in 2024, outpatient mental and behavioral health services, including substance use support, will now be covered in full. This applies to all Non-Standard plans that have a PCP copay, or plan coinsurance, for these services (subject to deductible, where applicable).

Learn More Beginning September 11th

  • Log in to the Sales Hub for on-demand training videos overviewing all Small Group updates for 2024. If you’re new to the Sales Hub, refer to the bottom of this email for details on how to request an account.
  • Marketing collateral will be available on the Sales Hub and Blue On Demand. You can also order printed copies by contacting your Excellus BCBS Account Manager or Account Service Consultant, or by filling out the Small Group Materials Order Form. Refer to the 2024 Product Guide for available collateral or contact your Account Service Consultant.
  • Blue on Demand allows you to quote plan designs, learn more about new products and offerings, and access 2024 rate request forms. Please contact your Excellus BCBS Account Manager or Account Service Consultant with any questions. Log In to Access Blue on Demand.

Please contact your Account Service Consultant with any questions.

Small Group Materials Order Form


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