There are 19 standardized rating regions in California.

Blue Shield bases the rating on the employer location by ZIP code for all plans, including medical, dental, and vision plans.

This map of California breaks out the standardized rating regions applicable to all of our small business plan packages:

California rating regions map

 

Rating Period: January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022

 

Rate Book – includes Medical and Specialty (all regions: 1-19) (PDF, 5.8MB)
Closed Rate Book – includes closed Specialty (all regions: 1-19) (PDF, 320KB)
Rate Book 1 (includes region 1) (PDF, 559KB)
Rate Book 2 (includes regions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) (PDF, 2.1MB)
Rate Book 3 (includes region 3) (PDF, 600KB)
Rate Book 9 (includes region 9) (PDF, 597KB)
Rate Book 4 (includes regions 10, 11) (PDF, 852KB)
Rate Book 5 (includes region 12) (PDF, 600KB)
Rate Book 6 (includes region 13) (PDF, 522KB)
Rate Book 7 (includes region 14) (PDF, 599KB)
Rate Book 8 (includes regions 15,16) (PDF, 961KB)
Rate Book 10 (includes region 17) (PDF, 599KB)
Rate Book 11 (includes regions 18,19) (PDF, 960KB)

Rate Disclosures Effective January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022 (PDF, 2.3MB)