Twenty-one percent of the customers buying private coverage through Connecticut’s health insurance exchange are in the coveted 18-to-34 age brackets, and one member of the exchange’s board worries that it’s not higher.
Insurers extend Obamacare payment deadline to Jan. 10
People who sign up for health plans through state insurance exchanges by Dec. 23 will have until Jan. 10 to make their first premium payment and receive coverage effective Jan. 1, the insurance industry announced Wednesday. Previously, federal officials had announced that people would have to make their first payment by Dec. 31 to be […]
Doctor lists not easy to find for all Obamacare exchange plans
Connecticut’s health insurance exchange had a smoother first week than many of its counterparts across the country trying to enroll potential customers in health plans. But Connecticut shoppers trying to find which doctors and hospitals are covered by the health plans sold on the state’s exchange are getting uneven results.
For thousands of Connecticut residents, Obamacare means changing insurance plans
It’s been a consistent talking point for supporters of the federal health reform law: If you like your health plan, you’ll be able to keep it when the major provisions of the law take effect. But for many people in Connecticut who buy their own insurance, that’s not the case.
Obamacare: Doctor, hospital participation in exchange health plans still being determined
As the state’s new insurance marketplace prepares to begin selling coverage in less than two weeks, officials are still waiting to find out which doctors, hospitals and other health care providers will accept the health plans being offered.
Obamacare: What you need to know
The federal health reform law commonly known as Obamacare will bring many changes in the coming months. Here’s what you need to know.
Compare rates for Obamacare health plans here
You can find out what your monthly premiums would be for insurance purchased through Access Health CT by looking at the charts available here.
Obamacare insurance rates get final approval
The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved prices for health plans to be sold through Access Health CT, the new marketplace created by federal health reform.
A glimpse at Obamacare insurance rates and assumptions behind them
You’ll still have to wait a bit to find out exactly what it will cost to buy a health plan through the state’s new insurance marketplace, known as Access Health CT. But on Tuesday, actuaries consulting for the marketplace’s board gave their take on the proposed premiums.
Connecticut insurers to rebate $5.6 million to customers under Obamacare rule
More than 47,000 Connecticut residents will get rebates from their health insurance companies this summer because the federal health reform law deems the premiums they paid too high.
Uncertainties underlie insurance cost calculations under Obamacare
A key question about federal health care reform is what it will cost to buy health insurance next year, when the key provisions of the law kick in. And for insurers and regulators, figuring that out requires grappling with more uncertainty than usual.
Connecticut health insurance rate increases driven by rising costs, not the Affordable Care Act, filings show
The double-digit rate increases recently granted to one and sought by two other large Connecticut health insurers are due mostly to increasing medical costs and only minimally to the impact of the Affordable Care Act, filings by the companies show.