TRANSITION PERIOD: WRITING NEW BUSINESS
For Individual applications and Association Groups:
The new rates will be available on TransQuote® Illustrations for the impacted states on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Transition for individual business from the old rates to the new rates will be 5 business days. The old rates will no longer be available after Monday, October 1, 2012. Association cases will be treated as individual cases.
In order to receive the old rates, applications must be properly completed, signed by the applicant, and received in our home office by end of business hours on Monday, October 1, 2012.
Transition rules for states where TransCare® II 2012 is released in the future will be communicated at that time.
For Multi-Life Cases:
For the states where TransCare® II 2012 is released on September 25, 2012, the old rates are set to cut off on Monday, October 1, 2012. Fully completed Service Group Requests (SGRs) with a complete census file must be received by October 1, 2012 in order to receive the old rates. Enrollments for these cases must be completed within 90 days of the date that TransCare® II 2012 was made available or within the terms of the implementation memo agreed upon by Worksite Administration.
Previously approved enrollments are not impacted.
HOW TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN OLD AND NEW PRODUCT
Old product can be distinguished by the name TransCare® II; the refreshed product can be distinguished by the name TransCare® II 2012.
MARKETING MATERIALS AND TOOLS
Marketing materials for agent use will no longer be available for print order; they will be available for download only. Some consumer materials may temporarily be unavailable for print order at launch (September 25) but will be downloadable.
The following marketing tools will not be available at the launch; a separate announcement will go out once these materials become available:
- TransQuote® Mobile for Android smart phones will be available at launch; TransQuote® Mobile for iPhone and iPad will follow within 10-15 business days. BlackBerry will no longer be supported and will no longer be available in the BlackBerry App World.
- eApplication for TransCare® II 2012 will not be available at launch.
- StrateCision for TransCare® II 2012 will not be available at launch.