More ObamaCare Premium Increases To Hit Consumers

Bayou State Residents Face “Double-Digit” Premium Hikes

Under ObamaCare, Louisianans Could Face “Double-Digit” Premium Rate Increases In 2015.  “Some Louisiana private health insurers filed for double-digit percentage increases in 2015 for policies sold under the Affordable Care Act’s health exchange, according to filings this week with the Louisiana Department of Insurance.” (Bruce Alpert, “Some Insurance Carriers Looking For Double-Digit Increases For Affordable Care Act Policies,” New Orleans Times Picayune, 7/15/14)

52,638 Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Louisiana Customers Could See Their Rates Increase “Between 18.3 Percent And 19.7 Percent.” “Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, the state’s largest provider, is proposing rate increases of between 18.3 percent and 19.7 percent for policyholders in its Blue Saver, Blue Max and its Multi-State individual health plans. The plans cover 52,638 people. The insurer said rates are not increasing for policyholders in the metro markets of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport who signed up for plans that limits health coverage to providers in a specified network of care givers.” (Bruce Alpert, “Some Insurance Carriers Looking For Double-Digit Increases For Affordable Care Act Policies,” New Orleans Times Picayune, 7/15/14)

  • Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Company (Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Louisiana) Identified ObamaCare As A Main Reason For Premium Increases.(“Health Rate Filing Search For Individual And Small Group Markets,” Louisiana Department Of Insurance, 7/16/14)

Human Louisiana Customers Could Face A Premium Hike Of 15.7 Percent While Time Insurance Company Customers Could Face A 24 Percent Hike.  “The 4,947 people who signed up with Human Louisiana face a hike of 15.7 percent, while the 966 insured residents with Time Insurance Company face a hike of 24 percent, according to the filings made public this week.” (Bruce Alpert, “Some Insurance Carriers Looking For Double-Digit Increases For Affordable Care Act Policies,” New Orleans Times Picayune, 7/15/14)

Delaware Residents Could Face “Higher Insurance Costs” Next Year Due To ObamaCare

“Delawareans Could Face Higher Insurance Costs Under The Affordable Care Act Next Year Under New Rate Requests From Insurers.” (“Delawareans Could Face Higher Rates Under ACA,” The Associated Press, 7/15/14)

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Customers That Purchased  Insurance Through The State’s ObamaCare Exchange Face A Premiums Increase Of 5 Percent.  “Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is seeking average premium increases of 5 percent for individuals who bought insurance through Delaware’s exchange. Exact premium changes will depend on factors including which plan is selected. Highmark says its premium increase reflects an aging population, prevalence of chronic illnesses and higher costs for new medicines and procedures.” (“Delawareans Could Face Higher Rates Under ACA,” The Associated Press, 7/15/14)
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