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The attached November Broker Brief from Horizon BCBS listed the plan designs affected by the 2016 MOOP change.

Please note, if a group has any of the listed plans, they will soft convert into them at renewal and this will count as their one conversation for the 12 month period.  If the group is looking to make an additional change, they need to decide during their renewal period.

November 30, 2015 - Applies to: Small Group market 
Small Group Health Plan Changes in 2016 - 
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has refreshed its small group health plan portfolio for 2016. Two key changes will affect every small group health plan effective January 1, 2016:

• The maximum out-of-pocket (MOOP) limit will change from a True Family Aggregate Model to an Aggregate Model. More information about this change is available here.

• All small group health plans will include Horizon CareOnlineSM, Horizon BCBSNJ’s telemedicine service1. With Horizon CareOnline, members can talk with a licensed, U.S. board-certified doctor via video, chat or phone 24 hours a  day, seven days a week – no appointment is needed. MORE...

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