Here’s a look at the standard plans sold through Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, for 2015.
Will you be buying your own health care coverage for next year? Here’s a look at what you need to know about the prices and plan options.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s individual-market customers will, on average, see a slight decrease in their premiums next year under new rates approved by the Connecticut Insurance Department. The company initially sought to raise rates by an average of 12.5 percent, but the Connecticut Insurance Department said no.
The Connecticut Insurance Department rejected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s request to raise individual-market premiums by an average of 12.5 percent next year, deeming the proposal excessive and directing the carrier to submit new rate proposals for review.
Updated 1:50 p.m. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield officials said Friday that the company needs to raise rates on its individual-market policies by an average of 12.5 percent to account for rising pharmaceutical costs, particularly costly new Hepatitis C drugs. Customers, meanwhile, blasted the company for proposing to raise prices on coverage they say is already unaffordable.
The Connecticut Insurance Department is holding a public hearing on the proposal by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to raise premiums for its health plans starting Jan. 1, 2015.
State Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri has asked the Connecticut Insurance Department to hold a public hearing on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s proposal to raise premiums for its individual-market health plans by an average of 12.5 percent next year.
Two insurers selling health plans through Connecticut’s exchange want to raise rates by more than 10 percent next year, while a third wants to lower its premiums, according to proposals filed with the Connecticut Insurance Department.
Yes, the enrollment period for plans sold by Connecticut’s health insurance exchange ended just over a month ago. But there are already changes in the works for next year’s health plans, and some could be significant.
The selection of plans sold through Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, will be changing next year. Here’s an early look.
If you’re shopping for health insurance, chances are you’ll come across some or all of these terms — and knowing what they mean can make a big difference in selecting the right plan for you.