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Anthem Blue Cross CA Closing Clear Protection Plus 1000 PPO

Anthem Blue Cross (Blue Cross of California) announced very late this afternoon (4:40 PM PST to be exact) the pending closure of the Clear Protection Plus 1000 PPO plan (06B3) effective July 1, 2012.

No reason for the closure was given with the announcement. I have a query in but don't expect an answer until after the holiday.

Current members may remain on the Clear Protection Plus 1000 plan or may elect to move to a new plan (choices not yet identified) during an upcoming open enrollment (also not specified).

This represents the second closure of a Clear Protection Plus plan in the last 60 days. The Clear Protection Plus 5000 PPO was closed May 1, 2012. This leaves only one Clear Protection Plus plan available to the public after July 1, the Clear Protection Plus 3300.



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