Insurance Rates May Rise In Kansas And Iowa Next Year
The Kansas Insurance Department projected that the state may see hikes as high as 38 percent in some plans. In Iowa, Conventry Health Care wants to raise rates by 18 percent.
The Kansas Health Institute News Service:
Insurance Department Predicts Jump In 2016 Health Premiums
The Kansas Insurance Department on Tuesday announced that premiums for some individual and small-group health plans are likely to increase by as much as 38 percent for 2016. The projection is based on an early review of the health insurance companies’ requests for raising rates. (ranney, 5/26)
The Des Moines Register:
Coventry Wants To Raise Health Insurance Rates 18%
Iowans buying Obamacare-subsidized health insurance could be in for a big price increase next year. The main insurance carrier selling such plans to Iowans wants to raise rates to most of its customers by at least 18 percent. (Leys, 5/26)