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August 28th, 2017 by RealCare Insurance Marketing, Inc.

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August 28th, 2017 by RealCare Insurance Marketing, Inc.... Read Article

Ope Enrollment 2018 – Update 8-20-17

According to the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) Newswire, states are preparing for worst case scenarios regarding 2018 Open Enrollment.  On its website, CNBC (8/20, Coombs) reports that state health insurance regulators have been optimistic about the prospects for ACA enrollment in 2018, but they “are now bracing for the worst-case scenario – that the fate of key health insurance subsidies will remain in... Read Article

Open Enrollment 2018

C.A.R. Group Health Plans renew January 1, 2018.  We expect changes to medical and dental plans, as well as rate increases.  We will publish new plans and rates on our website as soon as they are available.  And, we’ll send a renewal letter to current members via email in late October.  Here are some of our expectations: Anthem group medical will continue to be available... Read Article

2018 Covered CA Rates

Covered CA issued their 2018 rate book today, showing an average 12.5 percent increase for next year.  In addition, Covered CA cautioned that the may need to add an additional 12.4 percent surcharge on all Silver plans if the federal government takes away funding for Cost-Sharing Reduction payments. Anthem Blue Cross is withdrawing from 16 of California’s 19 pricing regions.  The remaining regions will be... Read Article

2018 Covered CA Rates to be announced Tuesday 8/1

Covered CA will release much anticipated 2018 rates at 10:00 AM on Tuesday.  For 1.4 million Californians who bought insurance through Covered CA, and for millions of others who bought insurance on the individual market, the announcement is critically important.  Will people be able to afford to keep their coverage?  Will they have to find new coverage or drop to a lower metal tier?  The... Read Article