What’s new for Anthem Blue Cross in 2022? by Barbara Kempen | Sep 27, 2021 | Affordable Health Insurance In 2022, Anthem Blue Cross is expanding into more regions of California for the individual and family health insurance market. Anthem will be expanding into North Bay, Sacramento, San Francisco, Contra Costa, Alameda & San Mateo. That means Anthem will offer health insurance plans in a total of 18 out of 19 price regions in California in 2022 instead of just 12 in 2021. Anthem will also be adding new network partnerships with Sutter Health & Providence. Earn rewards for healthy habits Another exciting addition in 2022 is the implementation of member rewards. Anthem will reward members $25 e-gift cards if they receive an annual wellness exam within the first 90 days of when their plan starts. Members can also complete a health assessment to receive a $20 e-gift card. Price Drops In 2022, Anthem is seeing premiums drop in some of their plans. In price region 15 (North East LA), silver plans are dropping on average a considerable 7.8%. In price region 16 (West, Central LA), the silver plans are dropping a more modest 3.1%. Across the state, Anthem’s rates are dropping a weighted average of 2.5%. That compares to a statewide weighted average increase of 1.8% among all carriers/plans in 2022. In Santa Barbara, Anthem’s EPO plans are seeing a big price jump of an average percentage gain of 10.2% As the Open Enrollment Period starts on November 1st and ends on January 31st, 2022, now is the time to review your health insurance options for your 2022 renewal. at Solid Health Insurance Services, we strive to find our clients the right health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance which best fits their budget and medical needs. Please contact us at 310-909-6135 firstname.lastname@example.org.