Blue Access for Producers

Individual Products General Agents

What Is a General Agent?

A General Agent (GA) is someone who serves as a single point of contact between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) and the producer. The GA structure is designed to provide producers the information and support they need to sell individual health insurance products as well as help with retention.


What Services Do General Agents Provide?

  • Assist with BCBSIL Producer contracting process
  • Develop prospecting and marketing plans
  • Provide product and sales training
  • Provide updates on BCBSIL products and procedures
  • Provide sales and renewal consultation
  • problem solving
  • assist with Medicare Part D certification

You choose the GA with whom you wish to work.


How Can I Learn More?

Contact one of the GAs below or email the GA Administrator at SMGRP1@bcbsil.com.


Individual — General Agent Listing

Baughman & Associates, Inc.
(Location 1)

1210 Paragon Drive, Suite 1A
O'Fallon, IL 62269
618-628-4284
618-628-4272 (Fax)
ba@baughmaninsurance.com
Contacts: Gail, Renee, Joyce or Cole

(Location 2)
1375 E. U S 50
Noble, IL 62868
618-723-2394
866-868-6053 (toll-free)
618-628-4272 (Fax)
ba@baughmaninsurance.com
Contacts: Misty, Dawn, Emily or Jared

Group Marketing Services, Inc.
(Location 1)
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
P.O. Box 370
Lincoln, IL 62656
(800) 766-6387 ext. 426 (toll-free)
(217) 732-8945 (Fax)
www.gmsil.com 
gssmith@gmsil.com
Contacts: Roger Garrett or Greg Smith

(Location 2)
304 South Eldorado Road, Suite 1
Bloomington, IL 61704
(866) 531-7800 (Toll Free)
(309) 664-7787 (Fax)
www.gmsil.com 
jpgarrett@gmsil.com
Contact: Josh Garrett

Flexible Benefit Service Corp (Flex)
10275 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500
Rosemont, IL 60018
(888) FLEX-1ST (353-9178) (toll-free)
(847) 699-6906 (Fax)
www.flexiblebenefit.com 
info@flexiblebenefit.com
Contact: Larry Cassman

Employee Benefit Risk Management Services, Inc. (EBRM)
823 Commerce Drive, Suite 350
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(800) 982-EBRM (3276) (toll-free)
(800) 807-7996 (Fax) (toll-free)
www.ebrm.com 
mail@ebrm.com
Contact: Charles Jurkus

Midwest Insurance Brokerage Services, Inc. (MIBS)
54 W. Seegers Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(800) 845-9200 (toll-free)
(847) 427-8000
(847) 640-8011 (Fax)
jeff@midwestga.com
Contacts: Jeff Camodeca or Tony Camodeca

Mutual Med Inc.
4321 East 60th Street
Davenport, IA 52807
(800) 747-4126 (toll-free)
(563) 344-2891 (Fax)
www.mutualmed.com 
jbender@mutualmed.com
Contact: Janson Bender

Resource Brokerage, LLC
1501 East Woodfield Rd, Suite 110E
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 605-1200
(800) 605-7566 (toll-free)
(847) 605-1494 (Fax)
www.resourcebrokerage.com 
bfarwell@resourcebrokerage.com
jrippinger@resourcebrokerage.com
Contacts: Linda Medrano or Blair Farwell