In the last few years, health care costs for the commercial health insurance market in Washington increased by 13%, according to an analysis from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) released this week. The increases are nearly double the rate of inflation, which was 7%. The report attributes pharmacy, acute inpatient care, outpatient emergency … Read more

An average 4.17% rate change has been approved for next year’s Exchange health insurance market. Twelve insurers will sell plans on Washington’s Exchange in 2022. Rates and plans for additional insurers selling only outside of the Exchange are still under review. People who do not get health insurance coverage from their employer shop for insurance in the … Read more