New Health Insurance Plans in California
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The second of Anthem’s new affordable California health plans is ClearProtection. ClearProtection will launch on February 1, 2010 and is designed to provide a wide range of benefits, but still offer first-dollar coverage. A male under the age of 40 will have a monthly deductible of about $69. ClearProtection is being touted as the PPO health plan with the lowest rates of all of the Anthem PPO health plans.
Blue Cross of California has one of the largest networks of healthcare providers throughout the state of California, which includes more than 50,000 doctors and almost 400 hospitals accepting PPO insurance. Anthem’s health insurance plans also travel with participants across the country, helping to ensure that even if California plan holders leave the state, they will still be covered.
In addition to the basic healthcare coverage provided by these two new Anthem PPO plans, participants can also select from optional coverage for healthcare needs such as dental and term life.
Anthem’s NextRX delivers prescription medications to California residents through the mail
The two new health insurance programs from Anthem may be the newest additions to Anthem’s health care program line-up, but they fall into line with a whole host of helpful healthcare services offered to California residents by Anthem.
The NextRX program is Anthem’s preferred mail service pharmacy, which is available to Anthem members who taken maintenance medications on a regular basis. Many of the medications that qualify as maintenance medications include drugs that are used to treat heart disease, diabetes, depression, allergies, and even oral contraceptives.
When California residents enroll in the NextRX program by December 31, 2009, Anthem will waive the first co-pay for each generic prescription that participants transfer to NextRX.
Anthem also offers state health programs
In addition to the two new affordable health insurance plans offered by Anthem for California residents, Anthem also offers California state health programs, including Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, MRMIP, AIM, CMSP, and Telemedicine. Here’s an overview of each of these different California healthcare programs: