Chamber BlueOptions® starts with the strength of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans.
Chamber BlueOptions is available only to members of any chamber of commerce in Maine. If you are not sure that you are already a member of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, contact us for proof of membership.
To enroll in Chamber BlueOptions, you are required to join the Maine State Chamber Purchasing Alliance, Inc. This assessment form enables you to join and submit your $50 annual assessment fee.
One package, more choices
You’re a small business, but you don’t have to settle for just one health plan. Now you can offer your employees a choice of five plans, thanks to Chamber BlueOptions®. Chamber BlueOptions is a package of small business health plans created just for Maine’s state, regional and local chamber members. A variety of options Chamber BlueOptions is for small businesses with 2-50 employees. It offers different health plans with different levels of coverage:
- Only 60% of your eligible employees need to enroll (most health plans require 75%).
- Each employee can choose the plan that best meets his or her needs.
- Every plan includes coverage for doctor visits, preventive care, hospitalization, emergency care and outpatient care.
- Plans come with easy-to-use online tools for you and your employees.
You get alot of coverage:
Every Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan for small businesses in Maine includes coverage for doctor visits, hospitalization, outpatient care, emergency care, free preventive care covered at 100% — and many also come with strong prescription drug coverage. Every Anthem plan also comes with easy-to-use online tools for you and your employees.
Good Health is built right in:
Healthy employees are good for business
You probably know that healthy employees can save you money. When employees aren’t as healthy as they could be, it can take a financial toll on a small business – from loss of productivity, higher claims costs and more. That’s why every Anthem plan includes benefits and services that encourage your employees to be their healthiest.
- Annual routine physicals
- Well baby and well child care
- Routine eye exams
- Annual diabetes eye exam
- Various routine cancer screenings
- Discounts on products and services that support healthy lifestyles
- Personalized health information and tools at anthem.com
Wellness tools and programs
And all Chamber BlueOptions plans come with discounts on products and services that encourage better health, as well as online health and wellness programs. You can offer even more healthy support when you tap into our worksite wellness programs.
- Anthem Care Comparison
- Anthem Specialty Benefits Solutions
- Anthem Health Care Reform Portal
- Anthem Time Well Spent
Coverage when and where you need it:
No matter which Chamber BlueOptions plan employees pick, they’ll have access to a strong network of doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals across Maine.
Out-of-state and worldwide coverage included:
Employees who enroll in a PPO or PPO HSA plan that utilizes our BlueChoice® network, have out-of-state and worldwide coverage for routine care, urgent care and emergencies through the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s BlueCard Program.
Add dental, life and disability – and package it all together:
Dental — Our plans provide easy access to care. Visit any dentist, any time. A commitment to claims accuracy and customer service means we have your members covered.
Life — Employees can count on prompt, easy benefit payments and excellent service. But our job doesn’t end there. We provide your employees and their beneficiaries with support services and tools they can use now. Our Resource Advisor support program includes services like online will preparation, identity theft protection, face-to-face counseling and 24/7 telephone support after a loss, and more.
Disability — You can help your employees get back to health, back to work and back to life. They receive prompt benefit payments and dedicated support services and tools. Plus, we integrate short-term disability claim services with your 360° Health ConditionCare and Future Moms programs. So you can make sure your employees get all the services from their benefit plan — helping them improve their health, recover from a disability, and return to their active life. For more on our specialty products, visit anthem.com/specialty.
For more information:
Ms. Joyce M. LaRoche
Executive Director, Maine State Chamber Purchasing Alliance
Vice President of Membership & Marketing,
Maine State Chamber of Commerce
125 Community Drive, Suite 101
Augusta, Maine 04330
tel: (207) 623-4568, ext.113