Insurers cited the end of enhanced federal ACA subsidies as the reason for rate hikes. But Congress was ready to pass a 3-year extension.
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The public can weigh in Monday on health insurers’ double-digit rate increase requests. Here’s what to know about the proposals.
Insurers that sell policies on and off Connecticut’s Affordable Care Act exchange asked for an average increase of 20.4% on individual plans.
Public hearing on proposed health insurance rate hikes set for Aug. 15
The public can comment on Connecticut insurers’ proposed individual health plan cost increases, which average 20.4%, at the Hartford meeting.
Insurers seek average rate hike of 20% on 2023 individual health plans
The steep rate increase requests stunned advocates, who fear people will not be able to afford health insurance if they are approved.
Open enrollment begins Monday in Connecticut. Here’s what you need to know.
With the pandemic still lingering, Access Health CT is trying to reach the state’s uninsured population.
Insurance department approves rate hikes for 2022 – though not as large as carriers sought
Consumers will see higher rates in many health insurance plans, though not as high as insurance companies had sought.
Insurance companies are requesting higher rates for health plans next year. Here’s what you need to know.
The proposed average rate increase for individual health plans next year is 8.6%, compared to 6.3% in 2021.
Up to 40,000 people could qualify for free health coverage in CT
As many as 40,000 people are expected to qualify for the free insurance.
Health care reform bills face uncertain future as end of session nears
Momentum surrounding a public option bill and a prescription drug proposal has slowed. Here’s why.
Coverage through CT’s health exchange will soon be more affordable for many. Here’s what you need to know
Many residents who didn’t previously qualify for premium tax credits will be eligible starting in May.
How does the public option bill differ from Gov. Ned Lamont’s health care plan? Here’s a look at the two proposals.
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.
Democrats eye tax on insurers to fund broader health reform package
Lawmakers want to revive a tax on carriers to support additional subsidies on the exchange, expansion of Medicaid.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the ACA today. What happens in CT if the law is struck down?
In Connecticut, health officials say that if the ACA falls, the impact could be devastating.
As open enrollment approaches, community outreach shifts online
Officials with the state’s health insurance exchange are moving enrollment fairs, community discussions online.
Insurance department signs off on small premium increases for Anthem, ConnectiCare
State officials kept rates for policies on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange essentially flat next year, despite carriers seeking larger increases.