C.A.R. Anthem Blue Cross of California Medical Plans

C.A.R. Health Plans Open Enrollment for 2020 has concluded

New C.A.R. members, or those who experience a Qualifying Event, may enroll online at:

C.A.R. Member Benefits Portal  

  • Register
  • Review plans & rates
  • Make 2020 benefit elections 

Please review our General Plan Guidelines for complete information on eligibility and enrollment. New C.A.R. members, and those who have experienced a Qualifying Event may be eligible to enroll early.

Anthem Medical Plans


IMPORTANT!  The C.A.R. Anthem Blue Cross health plans are available state wide and  use the large Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO and CaliforniaCare HMO networks. These plans and networks are not available in the Individual or Covered CA markets.

2020 Plan Comparison

2020 Benefit Summaries

Bronze Plans

Silver Plans

Gold Plans

Platinum Plans

HMO Plans

2020 Rates

Doctors & Hospitals

Unlike Individual plans and Covered California, the C.A.R. group Anthem plan uses the Anthem Blue Cross Small Group Prudent Buyer PPO and CaliforniaCare HMO networks. These are much larger networks than you would have access to outside of the C.A.R. plan. To look up providers for Anthem Blue Cross, follow these instructions:

1. Visit www.anthem.com/ca
2. Scroll down to “Find a doctor” and click the link.
3. Scroll down and choose “Search by Selecting a Plan or Network”
4. To search, answer these questions:

• What type of care are you searching for? MEDICAL
• What state do you want to search in? CALIFORNIA
• What type of plan do you want to search with? MEDICAL (Employer-Sponsored)
• Select a plan/network – type in “Small” and choose:

o Blue Cross HMO (CACare) – Small Group
o Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) – Small Group

5. Hit “Continue” and complete the questions
6. Hit “Search”

When looking up providers by name, make sure you have the correct spelling. It also helps if you include the location and the name. Also, some doctors have multiple specialties so be aware that they may come up under different options such as “Surgery” vs. “Orthopedics” for example.

Important Forms

Important Plan Documents

Important Benefit Documents

Important Web Links


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