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Effective Date Calculator

This calculator will assist you in determining the effective date of coverage based on your group's specific contract provisions. The information you need to perform this task may be found in your Employer Group agreement or Employer Group Agreement Change Form. Use the most current document. This document is part of your overall Group Master Contract.

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Choose Effective Date based on your group agreement (see descriptions at right):

 - Date employee was hired

 - Eligibility waiting period outlined in the group agreement. (Calendar Days Only)

 - Day of the month that your bill is due


 - Date employee's insurance is effective

 - Date by which BCBST must receive application

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