Effective January 1, 2021, Inland Empire International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) in California will offer a Senior Secure (HMO) Medicare Advantage plan from Anthem Blue Cross. 

Retirees with Medicare Parts A and B who reside in select California counties are eligible to enroll in the Senior Secure (HMO) plan. The Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan offers the same hospital and medical benefits that Medicare covers and also covers additional benefits that Medicare does not, such as an annual routine physical exam, hearing, vision, chiropractic care, acupuncture, LiveHealth Online* and SilverSneakers.*

The prefix on the Medicare Advantage HMO ID cards is MHG.

Detailed prior authorization requirements are also available to contracted providers by accessing the Provider Self-Service Tool on the Availity* Portal at https://www.availity.com.


Providers will follow their normal claim filing procedures for Inland Empire IBEW member claims.


Providers may call Provider Services at 1-833-848-8730 for eligibility, prior authorization requirements and any questions about the Inland Empire IBEW member benefits or coverage.

* Availity, LLC is an independent company providing administrative support services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross. LiveHealth Online is the trade name of Health Management Corporation, an independent company, providing telehealth services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross. Tivity Health, Inc. is an independent company providing the SilverSneakers fitness program on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross


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January 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California