The McPherson Chamber is excited to offer our members the opportunity for health insurance coverage though BCBS. As a member of the Chamber of Commerce Execs of Kansas Association (CCEKS), our Chamber and 58 other Chambers of Commerce from across the state are working together with Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer an Association Health Plan called Chamber Blue of Kansas to our members. The McPherson Chamber recognizes that recruiting and retaining talent is vital for business and industry of all sizes, and health insurance benefits are a crucial piece to that success. Attract and retain top talent with your insurance benefit offering: health, dental, life and disability.
A type of group medical insurance for organizations that allow smaller companies to access the health insurance savings associated with large group medical coverage. Better insurance plans + competitive rates = more value. Blue Cross Blue Shield of KS has the largest provider network in Kansas with 99% of physicians in-network, and 100% of hospitals in-network.
Interested business owners, non-profits, and organizations are encouraged to find out more details in these resource guides:
If you are interested in participating in the Chamber Blue of Kansas AHP for coverage beginning January 1st, 2024: you must participate in the Interest Survey that will be available until August 18th. Those who take the survey are not obligated to enroll, but Blue Cross will collect information from this survey to determine rates. Only one representative per company is to complete the interest survey, and there will be no exceptions to the survey deadline of August 18th, 2023 (so be sure to get your responses in early!).
Chamber Blue AHP is regulated by the Kansas Insurance Department and Department of Labor, this AHP provides more value for you and your business:
Renewal will be age banded (5-year age bands) based on average age of the group. The rates will be composite rated, the same as in 2023.
Limit to groups of 50 employees or less. Groups currently enrolled with over 50 employees, will be grandfathered and can remain.
Underwriting process – BCBSKS will review the risk of groups – if the risk of the group is within 10% of the risk of the association, they will be accepted, if the risk is higher, they will be denied.
If at any time you have questions regarding the Chamber Blue of Kansas AHP, feel free to reach out to your Blue Cross Representative. If you do not currently have coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield, reach out to the McPherson Chamber office at (620) 241-3303 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we can get you connected with someone who can answer your questions!