Greater Oklahoma City Chamber - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions from our members. Please contact Donna Srock at dsrock@okcchamber.com or (405) 297-8830 with any further questions.


 

 

How do I know if my company is eligible for the Chamber Choice plan?

Does your company have 2-50 employees?

Is your company headquartered in one of the following counties?
Oklahoma
Canadian
Cleveland
Logan
McClain
Pottawatomie

Are you a member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and/or a participating chamber?

If you answered yes to all three questions, your company is eligible for Chamber Choice. Please note that eligibility is determined by your company's location, not where the owner and/or employee resides.

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How do I become a member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber?

Becoming a member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is easy! Contact Donna Srock at dsrock@okcchamber.com or 297-8830 and request a Membership Application. Simply complete the one-page application and return it, along with check or credit card information, to our office.

 

How do I find an approved Blue Cross and Blue Shield Chamber Choice agent?

Visit www.okcchamber.com/chamberchoice for a listing of approved Chamber Choice agents. You'll be able to search for agents by company name, city or county.

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What if I already have an agent?

Great! Simply check to see if your agent is an approved Blue Cross and Blue Shield Chamber Choice agent by visiting www.okcchamber.com/chamberchoice to search for your agent by company name.

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May I contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma directly?

Yes! Call Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma at 1-800-281-0446 and tell them you want to sign up for Chamber Choice!

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Who do I contact if I have specific questions about the plan or my eligibility?

To ensure that you get accurate information and understand your options, please contact an Approved Agent or Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (1-800-281-0446).

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How do I find out what chambers participate in Chamber Choice?

Chamber Choice is a program of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber for companies headquartered in Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, McClain, or Pottawatomie County. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber also has agreements with the chambers listed below, allowing companies interested in Chamber Choice to join a participating chamber in the county where the business is headquartered (not where the owner and/or employee resides):

Oklahoma County
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, www.okcchamber.com/chamberchoice
Edmond Chamber of Commerce (for businesses within Edmond City limits), www.edmondchamber.com

Canadian County
El Reno Chamber of Commerce, www.elrenochamber.com
Mustang Chamber of Commerce, www.mustangchamber.com
Piedmont Chamber of Commerce, www.piedmontokchamber.org
Yukon Chamber of Commerce, www.yukoncc.com

Cleveland County
Moore Chamber of Commerce, www.moorechamber.com
Noble Chamber of Commerce, www.nobleok.org
Norman Chamber of Commerce, www.normanchamber.com/chamberchoice/index.asp

Logan County
Guthrie Chamber of Commerce, www.guthrieok.com

McClain County
Blanchard Chamber of Commerce, www.blanchardchamber.com
Newcastle Chamber of Commerce, www.newcastleok.org/ChamberChoice.asp

Pottawatomie County
Greater Shawnee Area Chamber, www.shawneechamber.com
Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce, www.tecumsehchamber.org
McLoud Chamber of Commerce, www.mcloudchamber.com

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Can you tell me why my company must be a Chamber member to be eligible for Chamber Choice?

Many small business owners find it challenging to find affordable health insurance for their employees. Responding to the needs of our members, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber began working with Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 2001 to offer a group health plan to our members. As a Chamber member, you are part of a larger group, allowing us to partner with Blue Cross and Blue Shield to offer you and your employees an affordable group health plan.

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What if my company has two employees and only one needs health insurance?

To ensure that you get accurate information and understand your options, please contact an Approved Agent or Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (1-800-281-0446).

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Is Chamber Choice a qualified Insure Oklahoma/O-Epic health plan?

The Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC program provides a health coverage option to uninsured adults between 19-64 years of age whose household income is no more than 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL), who are not receiving Medicaid or Medicare.

Chamber Choice BlueOptions and HMO Value Option plans are Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC qualified health plans, so companies under these plans may qualify for health care premium assistance through Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC. Please check with your insurance agent to be certain that you have selected a Chamber plan that is Insure Oklahoma qualified.

To be eligible to participate in Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC, a company must:

Meet number of employees eligibility
Be located in Oklahoma
Offer an Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC qualified health plan, such as Chamber Choice
Complete an Insure Oklahoma/O-EPIC application packet
Eligible employees must be Oklahoma residents and have a gross annual household income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

Premium payments are divided as follows:

Employers contribute at least 25 percent of an employee's premium
Employees contribute no more than 15 percent of their family's premium
The remaining share is paid through state funds
For more information on eligibility or other questions, please visit www.insureoklahoma.net.

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