In this article, we'll explain the general process for sending Prescreen or quoting information to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, this includes sending Medically Underwritten Quote (MHQs). It's helpful to ensure the conditions below are met to enable a successful submission to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri.
Select any of the links below to view a specific topic:
- Prescreen submission basic requirements
- Submitting forms through FormFire
- What the Carrier contact receives
Prescreen submission basic requirements
- The Client must display a Complete Employee Status on your Client Dashboard
- Save the contact information for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri on the Underwriters page (Will save you time in the long run!)
- If required, have the HR Manager fill out information in the Employer Group Medical Questionnaire (This will be on the HR Manager's Dashboard)
- Activate DALs for your Client in order to submit to the Carrier
Once those requirements are met, you'll be able to submit the completed applications to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri.
Submitting forms through FormFire
Select the orange context menu on your Client Dashboard and select Send Forms.
Now, you can set up the Prescreen submission. For any submission you’ll select the following:
- Select the Submission Type – in this case, it will be Prescreen
- Select the Carrier - in this case, it will be Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri a
- Select the Form for the current submission. The 2 forms available are ~Anthem 1-50 EE MO and Anthem 51-99 EE Enroll MO
Remember, forms with a prepended "~" will NOT map any medical conditions!
Turn on or off the coverage lines needed for this specific submission in the Coverage Lines to include area.
If you need to add any notes regarding your submission to the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, you can do so here in Notes for Carrier. This will be added to the email that the Carrier receives.
If you need to add any additional required documents (Ex. Employer wage and tax documents) for your Prescreen submission, click the blue Upload Additional File button. You can also attach files into the Document Center and they will automatically populate here.
In the Recipient section, if you saved a contact for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri on the Underwriters page, you’ll be able to select them from a drop-down menu here:
If you didn’t save an Underwriter or Recipient, you’ll enter the following items:
- First Name of the contact
- Last Name of the contact
- Email Address
- A password
The Carbon Copy section is optional and is reserved for only one additional address. The Carbon Copy will use the same password as the Recipient. Once this section has been filled out, select Send.
At this point, select the Send Forms button on the screen.
Then, a Confirm Send Forms pop-up menu will appear that allows you to review the attachments your submitting in addition to the Employee's forms.
- If you need to add or remove any of the attachments, select Cancel.
- If the attachments are correct, select Send Forms.
What the Carrier contact receives
Your contact at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri receives an email with a link to access your Client’s forms as well as any attachments you sent to them.
After the link is selected, the contact is directed to a page where the password is needed to download the Client’s forms as well as the attachments.
Your contact at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri will review all the information sent and contact you outside of FormFire to inform you that your Client has been successfully enrolled or if they have any additional questions.