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2021 Anthem 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.

These plans renew January 1, 2022.  At that time, benefits and rates will change. 

2021 Anthem Blue Cross Plan Comparison

Bronze Plans

Silver Plans

Gold Plans

Platinum Plans

HMO Plans

For important information about HMO plan availability, see the Anthem Rating Areas

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
  2. At the top, click on “Find A Doctor/Find Care” and click the link.
  3. Scroll down and highlight “Guests”
  4. To search, answer these questions:
    1. What type of care are you searching for? MEDICAL
    2. What state do you want to search in? CALIFORNIA
    3. What type of plan do you want to search with? MEDICAL (Employer-Sponsored)
    4. Select a plan/network – type in “Small” and choose EITHER:
      • Blue Cross HMO (CACare) – Small Group – OR –
      • Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) – Small Group
    5. Hit “Continue” and enter search criteria (name, specialty, NPI or license number) and enter the zip code area

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

2021 Anthem Blue Cross Summary of Benefits and Coverage