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Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQ)

Who is eligible for a health insurance quote?


Public entities with two (2) or more full-time employees. Employees who work 30 or more hours per week are considered full-time.




What providers are covered by Anthem?


Please review our Find Care document




What is the policy year schedule for new groups?


New groups after 2016 will have a renewal date on the following January 1st. (i.e. new group effective 10/1/17 – will receive first IPEP renewal on 1/1/18, then on a calendar plan each year thereafter).




How many IPEP plans can an employer offer?


A maximum of two (2) – an employer must have 10 or more employees enrolled and at least 25% participation in each plan.




Can groups that elect IPEP mid-year have a deductible carryover?


Yes




What are the participation requirements for voluntary dental and vision?


A minimum of two (2) for dental / 10 for vision. 75%+ participation receives ER paid rates.




Where can I find prescription information?


Please refer to our Pharmacy document.




How long does it take to get a quote?


Once all applications are completed and submitted to Anthem, processing will take approximately 7 – 10 working days.




Are there any additional fees for IPEP membership?


IPEP does not charge fees for membership.