Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Up to 26% increase in health-plan rates proposed by insurers!

The Seattle Times ^ | 5/12/2014 | Carol M. Ostrom
Up to 26% increase in health-plan rates proposed by insurers Proposed rate changes for 2015 individual health plans are all over the map, but most companies are keeping up with tradition by requesting increases in premiums. If approved, rate increases for 2015 individual health plans proposed by 12 insurance companies may affect most policyholders, whether they bought their plans through Washington Healthplanfinder’s online marketplace or in the outside market. Washington is one of the first states to see proposed rate changes for 2015 individual health-insurance plans. The proposed rate changes range from a decrease of 6.8 percent — from Molina Healthcare of Washington — to an increase of 26 percent from Time Insurance, a national company with relatively few Washington policyholders.
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