Quick tips for a successful open enrollment

Everything you need to know about this year’s open enrollment.

We wanted to share some helpful information to ensure a successful open enrollment for you, our valued partners, and your IFP clients.

Sharp Health Plan IFP rates

We’re proud to announce that we’ve reduced rates on our most popular plans.

Our IFP rates for 2021*

TierNetwork20202021Annual change
Off-exchange SilverPremier$350.40$351.40

*Based on 40-year-old rates.

Key selling points for our IFP plans

  • High-quality health insurance is more important than ever. In addition to having some of the lowest rates in the region, Sharp Health Plan continues to be recognized in California and nationally for our affordable, high-quality care and service.
  • Sharp Health Plan provides the most affordable access to Sharp HealthCare through Covered California, including Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG), Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group (SRS) and all Sharp hospitals.
  • Sharp Health Plan has reduced rates on our on-exchange Silver and Bronze plans.

Please refer to our 2021 Individual and Family Plan Quick Guide to help answer questions your clients may have about our IFP plans. Individual on- and off-exchange rates and summaries of benefits are also great resources and can provide more details about coverage options.

Broker compensation

As a small token of our appreciation for your continued business, we’re happy to announce that our broker compensation will remain the same for next year! You will continue to receive 5% of the total premium for new enrollees, and 4% of the total premium for renewing members.

Important dates to remember

Open enrollment for IFP starts Nov 1, 2020 and runs through Jan. 31, 2021. The following effective dates will apply:

For coverage effective on:We must receive a complete application by:
Jan. 1, 2021Dec. 30, 2020
Feb. 1, 2021Jan. 31, 2021

Updates for off-exchange clients

  • Applications can be completed on our website or by fax or mail. Applying online is recommended for the fastest processing. Please contact us if you would like a personalized enrollment link for your clients.
  • All off-exchange applicants, including both new members to Sharp Health Plan and existing members applying with a new address, will need to submit proof of residency (POR) documents. These POR documents must be sent within 10 business days of submitting an application.


We must receive your client’s first premium payment in full by the 25th of the month before their new coverage starts. If full payment is not received by then, you will need to submit a new application.

We offer several payment options.

By phone

8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday  

By mail

Sharp Health Plan
PO Box 57248
Los Angeles CA 90074-7248



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If you have questions, please contact our IFP Sales team. We’ll gladly assist you 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.