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Significantly higher insurance premiums approved for 2018 on Md. health exchange

Marylanders insured through the individual health exchange will see substantially higher premiums in 2018, though not as high as insurers wanted, after Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer approved final rates Friday. Redmer approved average rate increases of 34.5 and 50 ...

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Md. health insurance rate hike requests drawing painstaking review

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer expects to make a long-anticipated decision by Friday on substantial rate increases on the individual market requested by Maryland’s health insurers. The insurance commissioner has taken great pains to review the request as he seeks to ...

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Evergreen and Kaiser make case for higher premiums in Md.

Evergreen Health and Kaiser Permanente made their case for health insurance rate increases at a Maryland Insurance Administration hearing Monday, citing high costs, CareFirst’s rate increase request of 50 percent and federal discussions around health care. Initially, Evergreen and Kaiser ...

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Turmoil on Maryland’s health insurance exchange

One Maryland insurer dropped out of the Maryland individual health insurance market, another projected double-digit enrollment declines and two more refiled to ask for rate increases higher than previously requested as state regulators Wednesday found themselves dealing with dramatic changes ...

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Rate hike requests will test future of Md. health insurance exchange

High rate increase requests have left health insurance regulators in Maryland with this challenge: At a time when insurers are pulling out of the individual markets in state after state, how high can you allow them to raise their prices without inflicting ...

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