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Up to 26% increase in health-plan rates proposed by insurers [WA]
The Seattle Times ^
| Carol M. Ostrom
Posted on 05/12/2014 9:36:24 PM PDT by steve86
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 Healthplanfinders 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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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: aca; deathpanels; obamacare
Most rate-change requests, particularly from larger insurers, were in the middle ground, with most asking for increases from about 2 to about 11 percent.
posted on 05/12/2014 9:36:24 PM PDT
Wait a minute! We all still haven’t got our $2500 bucks yet!
posted on 05/12/2014 9:37:52 PM PDT
(Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
That’s what you get when you’re told your plans have to cover the kitchen sink.
posted on 05/12/2014 9:42:41 PM PDT
by HiTech RedNeck
(Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
Hmmm...I wonder if that’s before or after the $2500 savings.
posted on 05/12/2014 9:48:52 PM PDT
by The Antiyuppie
("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
NUKE OBAMACARE (AKA Obamakill) and shrink the $4 trillion government beast so it can be stuffed back in its Constitutional cage.
posted on 05/12/2014 9:51:18 PM PDT
The obamacare caused rate increases aren't really - rape -rape. . .
posted on 05/12/2014 9:53:22 PM PDT
(I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
You put it out in the media as 26%.
Then when it comes out as 9%, people think it’s good news...
posted on 05/12/2014 10:09:46 PM PDT
Q: What infamous historical pathological liar repeatedly promised the American People that healthcare insurance premiums would go down $2500/year under his plan?
posted on 05/13/2014 5:10:38 AM PDT
(Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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