With the pandemic still lingering, Access Health CT is trying to reach the state’s uninsured population.
Consumers will see higher rates in many health insurance plans, though not as high as insurance companies had sought.
The proposed average rate increase for individual health plans next year is 8.6%, compared to 6.3% in 2021.
As many as 40,000 people are expected to qualify for the free insurance.
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Many residents who didn’t previously qualify for premium tax credits will be eligible starting in May.
With the rising cost of care a central issue this legislative session, lawmakers and Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration have each moved ahead with their own plans aimed at driving down prices.
Lawmakers want to revive a tax on carriers to support additional subsidies on the exchange, expansion of Medicaid.
In Connecticut, health officials say that if the ACA falls, the impact could be devastating.
Officials with the state’s health insurance exchange are moving enrollment fairs, community discussions online.
State officials kept rates for policies on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange essentially flat next year, despite carriers seeking larger increases.
The companies pointed to rising medical costs and a higher demand for services.
A health care consulting group has projected that as many as 77,000 state residents could become uninsured during the pandemic.
People who are uninsured can sign up for coverage beginning Thursday.
“Connecticut will join its sister states in taking swift action to challenge this faulty and flawed decision,” said Connecticut Attorney General William Tong.