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Small Group Plans

We have a multitude of health care coverage solutions for your clients. For groups with 2 to 50 employees – BluePride, our ACA metal level plans. For groups with 5 to 50 employees – BlueFlex, our level-funded plans.

Need access? Email Broker_Appointment@NebraskaBlue.com.

Quote Online

Download the Small Group Admin Guide.

Broker Business Portal (BBP)

The small group side of the BBP is being enhanced to improve speed and overall functionality. For the next few months, the small group functionality will be down for maintenance on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This is for new and renewal business.

To learn how to use the Broker Business Portal to process renewals, view the  Broker Business Portal Renewal Training Video or download the  Broker Business Portal Renewal Training Document.

Compare Plans

Download one of the comparison documents below to see a high-level overview of the differences between our small group plans.

2020 Small and Mid-Sized Group Plan Compare
2019 Small Group Plan Compare

BluePride (ACA-Compliant Plans) 

BlueFlex (Level-Funded Plans)

Watch the BlueFlex Training Webinar to learn about all things BlueFlex »

Change to newborn billing process

To better accommodate our BlueFlex members and groups, additional premium for newborns is due effective the first of the month after the date of birth. For example, if a baby is born on Jan. 15, premium must be paid by Feb. 1. We previously required a premium to be paid effective the first of the month of the date of birth.

If you have questions, please reach out to a member of your account management team.

Change to BlueFlex rating factors

Effective immediately, automatic decline medical conditions/diagnoses are no longer outlined in the  BlueFlex Underwriting Guidelines, though medical conditions may still be the reason we are unable to provide a BlueFlex quote. The  2020 BlueFlex Underwriting Guidelines have been updated to reflect this change. Please see the first paragraph of page 5, II. Rating Factors. If you have any questions, please contact a member of your BCBSNE account management team. 

Enter final quote data for groups for BlueFlex through the UWDataHub. Employees must enter their personal health information using the link that you will create after saving your group's information. Employee health information will then be used for underwriting.

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, we will no longer accept paper applications (or PDFs of paper applications) for both new sales and renewals of large group and BlueFreedom groups. Applications for these groups must be submitted through the underwriting data hub.

Please note: We are still allowing GRX and that process remains the same.


Quote BlueFlex Online (UWDataHub)

2020 BlueFlex Underwriting Guidelines
BlueFlex Product Training Guide
2019 BlueFlex Underwriting Guidelines
Initial Quote Request Template
UWDataHub User Guide


Using the BlueFlex Reporting Tool

Brokers with BlueFlex groups can access our new BlueFlex Reporting Tool.

With the BlueFlex Reporting Tool, you can:
  • Access claim history analysis reports by group
  • View and print monthly reports for groups with 1/1/19 effective dates and after

Download the guide on how to navigate this new reporting tool

Log In to the BlueFlex Reporting Tool

Need access to the BlueFlex Reporting Tool? A welcome email with your username and password will be sent shortly after your first BlueFlex group is implemented.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

We provide brokers with group specific reporting to assist in the filing and payment of PCORI forms and fee’s to the IRS. Please reach out to your account management team to request a report.

Download the PCORI Fee's Sample Enrollment Report