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Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people live healthier lives. Today, it is the most recognized health brand in the country, trusted by more Americans than any other. Whether you're considering BlueCross BlueShield plans or are already a valued member, BlueCross BlueShield is here to guide you with a level of care and service you deserve.

Platinum Standard
Platinum PPO843
Platinum HMO 110 Plus
Gold Standard
Silver PPO 8100 HDHP
Silver POS 8100 HDHP
Bronze POS 8100 EX HDHP

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Employer Group Enrollment Form for Societies

Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, Independent Health is a not-for-profit health plan that continually aims to provide its community with innovative health-related products and services, which enable affordable access to quality health care. Its award-winning customer service, dedication to quality health care and unmatched relationships with physicians and providers has allowed Independent Health to be consistently recognized as one of the highest-ranked health insurance plans in the nation.

FlexFit Platinum
iDirect Gold
iDirect Silver Copay HSAQ
iDirect Silver Standard
iDirect Bronze HSAQ

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete it and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people live healthier lives. Today, it is the most recognized health brand in the country, trusted by more Americans than any other. Whether you're considering BlueCross BlueShield plans or are already a valued member, BlueCross BlueShield is here to guide you with a level of care and service you deserve.

Platinum Standard
Platinum PPO 843
Platinum HMO 110 Plus
Gold Standard
Silver POS 8100
Silver POS 8100 HDHP
Bronze POS 8100 EX HDHP

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Employer Group Enrollment Form for Societies

Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, Independent Health is a not-for-profit health plan that continually aims to provide its community with innovative health-related products and services, which enable affordable access to quality health care. Its award-winning customer service, dedication to quality health care and unmatched relationships with physicians and providers has allowed Independent Health to be consistently recognized as one of the highest-ranked health insurance plans in the nation.

Passport Platinum PPO
FlexFit Platinum
iDirect Gold Copay
iDirect Silver Coinsurance HSAQ
iDirect Silver Copay HSAQ
iDirect Bronze HSAQ

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete it and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Group Certification Form

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people live healthier lives. Today, it is the most recognized health brand in the country, trusted by more Americans than any other. Whether you're considering BlueCross BlueShield plans or are already a valued member, BlueCross BlueShield is here to guide you with a level of care and service you deserve.

Forever Blue PPO Value
Senior Blue HMO 651 Part D
Forever Blue PPO 751
Blue PPO 799 Standard/Low
Senior Blue HMO 699 Custom
Forever Blue PPO 799 Custom
Forever Blue PPO 799 OOA

When you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

CURRENT MEMBERS:
Current Member Application

NEW MEMBERS:
New Member Application

Non-NYS Residents Application

Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, Independent Health is a not-for-profit health plan that continually aims to provide its community with innovative health-related products and services, which enable affordable access to quality health care. Its award-winning customer service, dedication to quality health care and unmatched relationships with physicians and providers has allowed Independent Health to be consistently recognized as one of the highest-ranked health insurance plans in the nation.

Medicare Encompass E (HMO-POS)
Medicare Passport (PPO)

When you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Independent Health Medicare Advantage Group Application

NEW FOR 2017! Auto and Home Insurance Discounts (MetLife)

As a Bar Association of Erie County member, you are now eligible for substantial savings on auto and home insurance from MetLife Auto & Home®, which includes autos, homeowners, renters, boats and RVs. FREE, no obligation quotes. Discounts of up to 15%. Extra savings with automatic payment option. Multi-policy and anti-theft discounts.

Learn More

Dental Insurance (MetLife)

Dental insurance is an important part of managing your overall health and creating a personal safety net. MetLife and its affiliate are committed to providing access to group dental plans that help you live healthier and save.

Learn More   Provider Locator

If you are a current subscriber through the Bar Association, please enter the Member Portal to select your dental plan for 2017. First time users should use the link above to establish a username and password.

New Groups:
New group documents should be returned to Christine Clapp at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com, or faxed to her at 716-862-0348.

Application

Group Accident Insurance (Aflac)

If you’re like most people, you don’t budget for accidents. An accident insurance plan provides benefits to help cover the costs associated with unexpected bills. When a covered accident occurs, Aflac’s Group Accident Insurance pays benefits – regardless of any other insurance you have – for charges such as the ambulance ride; use of the emergency room; surgery and anesthesia; stitches; casts; wheelchairs; crutches and bandages.

Learn More

Group Critical Illness Insurance (Aflac)

Aflac’s critical illness insurance helps with the treatment costs of life-changing illnesses and health events so you can stay focused on recuperation, and it pays cash for those costs not covered by your major medical insurance.

Learn More

HealthTap Mobile-health Plan

Tap into a vast (and growing) universe of fresh health knowledge – created, curated, edited and organized by doctors. With HealthTap and 71,000 of the world’s top doctors, you’ll have access to answers about topics you follow; tips to achieve your health goals; news on current events in medicine; doctor-recommended health and wellness apps and doctor ratings and reviews for more than 4,000 medications and procedures. All for one low, monthly fee - with unlimited access.

Learn More

Identity Theft and Fraud Protection (Info Armor)

Enjoy comprehensive protection that goes far beyond credit monitoring and free breach solutions. InfoArmor’s identity and credit monitoring solution deploys cutting-edge technology and professional services to detect, intercept and remediate the misuse of personal information that puts your identity at risk.

Learn More

Pet Insurance (VPI Nationwide)

Whether they have two legs or four, every family member deserves quality healthcare. With Pet Insurance from Nationwide, you can manage veterinary expenses the smart way, as you save on vet bills. Nationwide offers a variety of plans to fit your needs and your budget, giving you the ability to visit any veterinarian anywhere – including specialists and emergency providers. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’ll always be able to provide your pet with the best care possible. After all, pets are family, too.

Learn More

Vision Insurance (MetLife)

Regular visits to eye professionals do more than just protect your eyesight, they can help protect your overall health. That's why yearly exams are important, even if you don't wear glasses or contacts. And when you have vision coverage, you're more likely to go for an exam. MetLife Vision can help provide the savings you need to protect the eyesight and health of every member of your family.

Learn More

If you are a current subscriber through the Bar Association, please enter the Member Portal to select your vision plan for 2017. First time users should use the link above to establish a username and password.

New Groups:
New group documents should be returned to Christine Clapp at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com, or faxed to her at 716-862-0348.

Application

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is part of a family of companies that finances and delivers vital health care services to about 1.6 million people across upstate New York. Excellus BCBS provides access to high-quality, affordable health coverage, including valuable health-related resources that our members use every day, such as cost-saving prescription drug discounts and wellness tracking tools. Excellus BCBS is a nonprofit independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association.

Platinum Select
Platinum Standard
Gold Select
Silver Select HDHP
Bronze Select

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button. If you are making a plan change you will need to complete the Individual Enrollment Application form for your new plan.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Platinum Standard Application
Platinum Select Application
Gold Select Application
Silver Select HDHP Application
Bronze Select HDHP Application

Authorization Form

MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, regional not-for-profit health plan committed to having a positive impact on health and wellness of everyone it serves. MVP assures its members of quality health care and peace of mind—from a name you know and trust.

Premier Platinum Standard
Premier Plus Gold 1
Premier Plus Silver 2
Premier Plus HDHP Silver 3
Premier Plus Bronze 3

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is part of a family of companies that finances and delivers vital health care services to about 1.6 million people across upstate New York. Excellus BCBS provides access to high-quality, affordable health coverage, including valuable health-related resources that our members use every day, such as cost-saving prescription drug discounts and wellness tracking tools. Excellus BCBS is a nonprofit independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association.

Simply Blue Plus Bronze 2 HDHP
Simply Blue Plus Gold 5
Simply Blue Plus Silver 2
Simply Blue Plus Platinum 2
Simply Blue Plus Platinum 3

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the appropriate form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

AGIF Form

Simply Blue Plus Platinum 2 Application
Simply Blue Plus 3 Application
Simply Blue Plus Gold 5 Application
Simply Blue Plus Silver 2 HDHP Application
Simply Blue Plus Bronze 2 HDHP Application

MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, regional not-for-profit health plan committed to having a positive impact on health and wellness of everyone it serves. MVP assures its members of quality health care and peace of mind—from a name you know and trust.

Liberty Gold 1
Liberty Platinum
Liberty Silver 3 HDHP
Liberty Silver 7
Liberty Bronze 3 HDHP

Existing Members: please log in and elect your benefits plan on the portal by clicking the for registered user button.

New Groups: when you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Small Group Employer Application

MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, regional not-for-profit health plan committed to having a positive impact on health and wellness of everyone it serves. MVP assures its members of quality health care and peace of mind—from a name you know and trust.

Gold Anywhere PPO Base
Gold Anywhere PPO Buy-Up
Preferred Gold HMO-POS Standard
Preferred Gold HMO-POS Buy-Up

When you are ready to apply for coverage under a specific plan, please download the form below, complete and email it to Christine Clapp, Plan Director, at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com or via fax at (716) 862-0348.

Gold Anywhere PPO Base Application
Gold Anywhere PPO Buy-Up Application
Preferred Gold HMO-POS Standard Application
Preferred Gold HMO-POS Buy-Up Application

NEW FOR 2017! Auto and Home Insurance Discounts (MetLife)

As a Monroe County Bar Association member, you are now eligible for substantial savings on auto and home insurance from MetLife Auto & Home®, which includes autos, homeowners, renters, boats and RVs. FREE, no obligation quotes. Discounts of up to 15%. Extra savings with automatic payment option. Multi-policy and anti-theft discounts.

Learn More

Dental Insurance (MetLife)

Dental insurance is an important part of managing your overall health and creating a personal safety net. MetLife and its affiliate are committed to providing access to group dental plans that help you live healthier and save.

Learn More   Provider Locator

If you are a current subscriber through the Bar Association, please enter the Member Portal to select your dental plan for 2017. First time users should use the link above to establish a username and password.

New Groups:
New group documents should be returned to Christine Clapp at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com, or faxed to her at 716-862-0348.

Application

Group Accident Insurance (Aflac)

If you’re like most people, you don’t budget for accidents. An accident insurance plan provides benefits to help cover the costs associated with unexpected bills. When a covered accident occurs, Aflac’s Group Accident Insurance pays benefits – regardless of any other insurance you have – for charges such as the ambulance ride; use of the emergency room; surgery and anesthesia; stitches; casts; wheelchairs; crutches and bandages.

Learn More

Group Critical Illness Insurance (Aflac)

Aflac’s critical illness insurance helps with the treatment costs of life-changing illnesses and health events so you can stay focused on recuperation, and it pays cash for those costs not covered by your major medical insurance.

Learn More

HealthTap Mobile-health Plan

Tap into a vast (and growing) universe of fresh health knowledge – created, curated, edited and organized by doctors. With HealthTap and 71,000 of the world’s top doctors, you’ll have access to answers about topics you follow; tips to achieve your health goals; news on current events in medicine; doctor-recommended health and wellness apps and doctor ratings and reviews for more than 4,000 medications and procedures. All for one low, monthly fee of $24 – with unlimited access.

Learn More

Identity Theft and Fraud Protection (Info Armor)

Enjoy comprehensive protection that goes far beyond credit monitoring and free breach solutions. InfoArmor’s identity and credit monitoring solution deploys cutting-edge technology and professional services to detect, intercept and remediate the misuse of personal information that puts your identity at risk.

Learn More

Pet Insurance (VPI Nationwide)

Whether they have two legs or four, every family member deserves quality healthcare. With Pet Insurance from Nationwide, you can manage veterinary expenses the smart way, as you save on vet bills. Nationwide offers a variety of plans to fit your needs and your budget, giving you the ability to visit any veterinarian anywhere – including specialists and emergency providers. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’ll always be able to provide your pet with the best care possible. After all, pets are family, too.

Learn More

Vision Insurance (MetLife)

Regular visits to eye professionals do more than just protect your eyesight, they can help protect your overall health. That's why yearly exams are important, even if you don't wear glasses or contacts. And when you have vision coverage, you're more likely to go for an exam. MetLife Vision can help provide the savings you need to protect the eyesight and health of every member of your family.

Learn More  

If you are a current subscriber through the Bar Association, please enter the Member Portal to select your vision plan for 2017. First time users should use the link above to establish a username and password.

New Groups:
New group documents should be returned to Christine Clapp at cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com, or faxed to her at 716-862-0348.

Application

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300 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200N
Amherst, New York 14226
cclapp@ahrensfinancial.com

Phone: (716) 831-8180
Toll Free: (800) 852-5570
Fax: (716) 862-0348