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Rate increases approved for individual health care market

JUNEAU - Alaska's Division of Insurance has approved average rate increases for next year of nearly 40 percent for the two companies providing individual health insurance...
3 insurers plan to leave market

...leave the health insurance market altogether, state Division of Insurance Director Lori Wing-Heier said Monday. At the...bronze plans under the federal health care law.The Division of Insurance last year approved rate increases for Premera and...
Walker wants agencies to review cybersecurity

...said.Both companies are offering services, like credit monitoring, to those who might be affected.The Alaska Division of Insurance plans to work with officials in other affected states in looking at whether the companies followed proper procedures...
State | AK legislature
Smoother marketplace rollout expected

...Two providers offer plans on Alaska's exchange - Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health. Alaska's Division of Insurance has approved rate increases for the coming year for those companies ranging from 22 percent to 29 percent across...
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...position of asking for a subsidy for a basic expense like health care.With more troubling data from the Alaska Division of Insurance coming out regularly about the surging costs, providers are acknowledging that the economics are not working out...
Playing the health insurance blame game

...Obamacare," was the first to chime in by blaming the Affordable Care Act. "A thorough and lengthy review by the Division of Insurance shows that as a direct result of the ACA, insurers offering health plans in the individual market require historic...
Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

...regulatory exemption it received from the Alaska Division of Insurance. However, after an organizational restructuring, the Division of Insurance deemed the program no longer exempt and ordered...
State | AK legislature
Premera Alaska says state customers can keep plans

...customers will have to extend their plans by Dec. 31.She says there are details to be worked out with the state Division of Insurance but Premera will offer the plans.
Alaska insurance division director to resign

ANCHORAGE - Bret Kolb, the director of the Alaska Division of Insurance, has announced he is resigning next month.Kolb is leaving to take a position as the director of business development for Palmer-based...
Division approves health plan rate hikes

JUNEAU - The Alaska Division of Insurance has approved rate increases of up to 40 percent for individuals who bought health insurance plans through the federally run online...


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