Covered California Premium Announcement Delayed Due To ‘Unprecedented Uncertainty’ In Washington
Covered California premiums jumped by about 13 percent between 2016 and 2017
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Covered California Delays Premium Rates Release, Citing ACA Concerns
As the fate of the Affordable Care Act teeters in Congress, the Covered California exchange is holding off on releasing premium rates for participating health plans, officials announced Tuesday. The rates were supposed to be made public in July, but the continued debate on federal health care has pushed that announcement to Aug. 1. (Caiola, 7/18)
How Much Will CA Health Insurance Cost Next Year? Wait A Little Longer To Find Out.
Californians who buy individual health insurance plans on the state exchange won’t know how much their 2018 monthly premiums might be until Aug. 1. Covered California had originally planned to release its proposed rates this week, but it said Tuesday that it's waiting because of the "unprecedented uncertainty" in Washington, DC over the future of the Affordable Care Act. (Faust, 7/18)