We are excited to announce that starting with October 15, 2010 effective dates, we will resume selling Personal BlueSM family plans.
Personal Blue SE plans already issued are single-only plans. If a member wishes to add a spouse or dependent, he or she must reapply for a family plan. He or she will be subject to underwriting.
A family application can be submitted via:
These forms can be used:
Families cannot apply online at this time, nor can you request a quote from Accel-A-RateSM. We will resolve this issue as soon as possible. Rates are available for downloading as a PDF on Storefront. The notification process for Personal Blue applications will remain the same. Following our normal process, family applications should appear on My Business ManagerSM within 24 business hours of receipt.
Personal Blue SE plans use a rating system that allows us to cover some conditions previously excluded. A member who is equal to age 19 or older can be charged additional premium for specific conditions. His or her policy may also include an exclusion endorsement for the condition(s) for a maximum of six months. After the exclusion expires, the condition will be covered the same as any other illness. Creditable coverage may eliminate the need for an exclusion endorsement or reduce the exclusion period in certain cases. Some conditions will require a permanent exclusion endorsement.
Dependent children age 18 or younger can be added to Personal Blue SE family plans regardless of health status. However, we may charge additional premium.
If a member is charged additional premium, we will e-mail you the details. You will have three business days to let us know if the member accepts the terms of the plan. If we do not hear from you or the member after three business days, we will issue the plan as requested. As always, you will receive a copy of the acceptance letter.
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