Archive for the ‘Rate Hearings’ Category

2018 Wellmark, Inc. Proposed Rate Increase

June 21, 2017

Wellmark, Inc. (and its subsidiary Wellmark Health Plan of Iowa) have requested a new rate increase become effective January 1, 2018 for their grandfathered plans. The requested increase amounts range from 9.4% or 14.2%. A public hearing on the requested rate increase will be held at 10 am, on August 26, 2018 at the following locations: 8-26-17 Hearing Locations .

Wellmark Filed Actuarial Memorandum

Actuarial Memorandum Inc 2018

2018 Small Group Rate Increase Filing Applications

June 14, 2017

Aetna

Aetna has requested small group rate increases of 45.6% for Aetna Health of Iowa Inc. and 48.16% for Aetna Life Insurance Company.

Aetna Health of Iowa Actuarial Filing

Aetna Life Insurance Company Actuarial Filing

UnitedHealthCare

UnitedHealthCare has requested small group rate increases for UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company at 5.4% and UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc. 2.1%.  Two of UnitedHealthcare’s products have increases of over 10%.

IA_56610_UHCPofRV_off_SG_PartI_II-III_56610IA001

IA_88678_UHIC_off_SG_PartI_II_III

Avera Health Plans Inc.

Avera is requesting a rate increase averaging 14.7% for Avera Health Plans’ small group business.

Rate Filing Materials

SG 2018 OFF ON HIX ACA compliant tracking

Wellmark

Wellmark, Inc. and its subsidiaries have requested the following small group rate increases.

2018 Rate Increase Info by Metallic

2018 SG Synergy Parts I, II, III

2018 SG Value Health Part I, III

2018 SG Wellmark, Inc. Part I, II, III

2018 SG WHPI Parts I, II, III

 

2018 Proposed Gold Rule Rate Increase

June 13, 2017

Golden Rule Insurance Company (a member of UnitedHealthCare) has requested a 2018 health insurance rate increase averaging 27%.  The proposed rate increase could affect up to 2,344 and would go into effect on January 1, 2018.  The public is welcome to submit comments on the proposed rate increase and may attend the public hearing scheduled on the proposed rate increase at 10 am, on August 26, 2017, in Des Moines or another remote teleconferencing location (locations are provided below).

Hearing Locations

8-26-17 Hearing Locations

Golden Rule Filed Actuarial Memorandum

Actuarial Memorandum – GRIC Gens 1-27

2017 Gundersen Health Plan Proposed Rate Increase

May 13, 2016

Gundersen Health Plan has requested an average rate increase of 19.8% become effective as of January 1, 2017.  A public hearing regarding this rate increase will be held in Des Moines, on July 23, 2016, at 10:00 am to hear testimony and receive additional public comment.  Policyholders and members of the public may also participate live simultaneously though video conferencing at the attached locations:  2017 Proposed Rate Hearing Site Locations .

The proposed rate increase application:

Parts_I_II_III_GHP_2017_IA_Ind_Filing

Hearing Information:

2017 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2017 Hearing Transcript

Consumer Comment Report:

2017 Gundersen Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

Final Decision:

Gundersen, INS Consultants

2017 Gundersen Health Plan Rate Proposal Review Decision

2017 Wellmark, Inc. Rate Increase

May 11, 2016

Wellmark, Inc. (and its subsidiary Wellmark Health Plan of Iowa) have requested a new rate increase become effective January 1, 2017.  The requested increase amounts range from 35.2% – 43.9%.  A public hearing on the requested rate increase will be held at 10 am, on July 23, 2016, at the following locations: 2017 Rate Increase Public Hearing Site Locations

Wellmark’s rate filing can be found below:

URRT Part II, III, I – WHPI Ind 2017

URRT Part II, III, I -WI Ind

Wellmark’s White Paper on Requested Rate Increase

2017_Rates_WhitePaper_05_03

Hearing Information:

2017 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2017 Hearing Transcript

Wellmark’s Statement For the Record:

Wellmark Statement

Public Comment Report:

2017 Wellmark Inc. Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

Final Decisions:

WHPI Pre-ACA, Magnum

Wellmark Inc, Magnum

2017 Wellmark Inc Rate Proposal Review Decision

2017 Wellmark Health Plan of Iowa (HMO) Rate Proposal Review Decision

2017 Medica Insurance Rate Increase

May 11, 2016

Medica Insurance has requested an average rate increase of 19.8% become effective as of January 1, 2017.  A public hearing regarding this rate increase will be held in Des Moines, on July 23, 2016, at 10:00 am to hear testimony and receive additional public comment.  Policyholders and members of the public may also participate live simultaneously though video conferencing at the attached locations:  2017 Proposed Rate Hearing Site Locations .

The proposed rate increase application:

93078_URR_Compilation

Rate Hearing Information:

2017 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2017 Hearing Transcript

Public Comment Report:

2017 Medica Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

Final Decision:

Medica, NovaRest

2017 Medica Insurance Rate Proposal Review Decision

2017 Aetna Health of Iowa Rate Increase

May 11, 2016

Aetna Health of Iowa, formerly known as Coventry Health Care of Iowa, has requested a rate increase become effective as of January 17, 2017.  The requested increase amounts range from 7.1% – 52.6%.  A public hearing on the requested rate increase will be held at 10 am, on July 23, 2016, at the following locations: 2017 Rate Increase Public Hearing Site Locations

Aetna’s rate filing can be found below:

IA_IVL_18973_URRT_Combined_updated

Hearing Information:

2017 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2017 Hearing Transcript

Public Comment Report:

2017 Aetna Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

Final Decision:

Aetna, NovaRest

2017 Aetna Health of Iowa Rate Proposal Review Decision

2016 Gundersen Health Insurance Rate Increase

May 12, 2015

Gundersen Health Plan Inc. has requested an average rate increase of 9.4% for its ACA-compliant health insurance plans.  A public rate increase hearing will be held in Des Moines, on July 25, 2015, at 10:30 am to hear testimony and receive additional public comment. The address of the hearing location and the remote teleconferencing location can be found at the following link:  Rate Hearing Locations

Gundersen Health Plan Inc. Proposed Rate Increase Application Information:

Parts_I_II_III_GHP_2016_IA_Ind_Filing

2016 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2016 Gundersen Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

2016 Health Insurance Rate Increase Hearing Transcript

2016 Proposed Coventry Health Care Insurance Rate Increase

May 12, 2015

Coventry Health Care of Iowa has requested an average rate increase of 17% of for its ACA-compliant health insurance plans.  A public rate increase hearing will be held in Des Moines, on July 25, 2015, at 10:30 am to hear testimony and receive additional public comment. The address of the hearing location and the remote teleconferencing location can be found at the following link:  Rate Hearing Locations

Coventry Health Care of Iowa’s Proposed Rate Increase Application Information:

URRT Parts 1 thru 3

2016 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2016 Coventry Health Care Insurance Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

2016 Health Insurance Rate Increase Hearing Transcript

2016 Proposed Wellmark Rate Increase

May 12, 2015

Wellmark has requested an average rate increase of 26.5% for its Wellmark, Inc. ACA-compliant health insurance plans and 28.7% for its Wellmark Health Plan of Iowa ACA-compliant health plans.  A public rate increase hearing will be held in Des Moines, on July 25, 2015, at 10:30 am to hear testimony and receive additional public comment.  The address of the hearing location and the remote teleconferencing location can be found at the following link:  Rate Hearing Locations

Wellmark Proposed Rate Increase Application Information:

WHPI IND Part II, Part I, Part III for website

IA Individual Part II, Part I, Part III for website

Actuarial Memorandum WHPI 2016 filing

Actuarial Memorandum Inc 2016 filing

2016 Rate Increase Hearing Agenda

2016 Wellmark Inc. Hearing Public Testimony and Comments Report

2016 Health Insurance Rate Increase Hearing Transcript