Premium rate increases in Ohio
Carriers ask for increases
Health insurers in Ohio have asked the state’s Department of Insurance for an average rate increase of 13 percent for 2017, notably lower than carriers in several other states.
Two carriers, InHealth Mutual, one of the insurance co-ops created by the Affordable Care Act, and UnitedHealthcare, will not offer plans in 2017. See requested rate increases, according to HealthInsurance.org, for the three biggest insurers in Ohio below
Requested increases to health insurance premiums in Ohio:
CareSource: 13.45 percent
Anthem BlueCross BlueShield: 9.9 percent
Aetna: 11.37 percent
Why do rates keep rising? Click here to find out: “Three reasons for rising health insurance premiums.”
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