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15 health insurers file plans for 2021 individual health insurance market

| May 26, 2020 | Washington

Fifteen health insurers filed 183 plans for Washington’s 2021 individual health insurance market — with two new insurers entering: UnitedHealthcare of Oregon and Community Health Network of Washington. The filings indicate a strong response from health insurers to provide more choice for consumers during the current coronavirus pandemic. They also...[ Read More ]

Oregonians get early glimpse of 2021 health insurance rates

| May 20, 2020 | Oregon

Oregon consumers can get a first look at requested rates for 2021 individual and small group health insurance plans, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services announced today. In the individual market, six companies submitted rate change requests ranging from an average 3.5 percent decrease to an average 11.1...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Budget review, Public comments on waiver, Bill Stilling

| Nov 21, 2019 | Utah

November is a great time of year to show a little extra gratitude... So, with that in mind, thank you for reading our stuff. Thanks also to those folks that come to speak and attend our conference earlier this year. Your engagement and support is what holds our entire enterprise...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Covered California rates, Joel Gray, legislative action

| Jul 18, 2019 | California

Thanks to Emily B and Emily V for holding down this newsletter while I was on vacation with my family.  We spent time in Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro to re-learn with our kids what happens when nationalist politics takes over a country's civic life. Sarajevo is still recovering from over...[ Read More ]

Covered California announces average 0.8% preliminary rate change in individual market

| Jul 11, 2019 | California

Covered California unveiled its preliminary rates for the upcoming 2020 coverage year, revealing how consumers will benefit from new state initiatives, and announced that a major carrier will be expanding into new areas and providing consumers with more choice.     The preliminary average rate change for California’s individual market...[ Read More ]

Cambia Grove holds kick-off conversation on Washington’s public option

Emily Boerger | Jun 20, 2019 | Washington

On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by a group of legislators, patients, and state health leaders to discuss the roll-out of the Legislature’s recently passed public option bill. The conversation, held at Cambia Grove, brought a diverse group of voices to the table to discuss next steps in...[ Read More ]