Open Enrollment For Small Business

Open enrollment for small businesses begins November 1 and continues through December 31 2020. 

Small Business Enrollment

Small Business Group Enrollment for Qualified Health Plans (QHP) 

How to Renew Coverage for 2021

For existing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Qualified Health Plan small groups:

1. Review our Employer Enrollment Guide or review the available plan options for your employees by reviewing our 2021 Small Group Plan Comparison Chart

2. Complete your group's renewal through the Employer Resource Center (ERC)

If you have any questions about options available or how to renew your group’s coverage, contact our team at (800) 255-4550 or email consumersupport@bcbsvt.com

Payment Information

We offer several convenient ways to pay:

  • Use your credit or debit card for payment (most cards accepted)
  • Set up recurring payments or make a one-time guest payment
  • Make payments with Text-to-Pay
  • IVR (over-the-phone) (individual/family plans only)
  • View your invoice details online
  • Pay premiums for multiple accounts with easy account linking

Find out more here

How to Enroll in Small Group Coverage for 2021

1.  Compare our Qualified Health Plans (QHP) available for small businesses in 2021. Compare now


2. Select the QHP(s) that best meets yours and your employees' health care and budget need

3.  Distribute to your employees a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) for each plan you will be offering. Federal law requires employers provide their employees with a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) at certain times.


4.  Enroll your business

If you're new to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont please complete the New Group Enrollment Packet and return them to us one of three ways:

Mail: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
         P.O. Box 186
         Montpelier, VT 05601-0186

Email: consumersupport@bcbsvt.com

Fax: (802) 371-3719

If you have any questions about options available or how to renew your group’s coverage, contact our team at (800) 255-4550 or email consumersupport@bcbsvt.com

For additional forms available for employers, click here

2021 Health Plan Enrollment Brochures 


Need Help or Have Questions?

We can walk through the renewal process with you. Our Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont consultants are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by phone: (800) 255-4550, or email: consumersupport@bcbsvt.com.

Starting November 1, 2020 through December 15, 2020, we will have extended hours for Open Enrollment, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Email us at consumersupport@bcbsvt.com

Help Paying for Coverage

You may qualify for a small business tax credit if you have up to 25 full-time employees, pay average annual wages below $50k and provide health insurance. For more information on the small business tax credit click here.

Employees are not eligible for tax credits or subsidies if they are receiving affordable coverage through an employer-offered health care plan. To learn more about affordable coverage, employees can go to healthconnect.vermont.gov