Questioning Health Insurance Rate Hikes

Jul 31, 2014

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As we move further into the age of health insurance reform, the arguments just keep coming. 

One concerns individual health insurance rates: will they go up? Down? Stay the same? 

Excellent question. 

Oregon insurers propose a variety of new rates for 2015, and they're all over the map. 

The OSPIRG Foundation takes issue with four of the proposed rate increases. 

We hear which of the proposals trouble OSPIRG, and why.    

POSTSCRIPT: The decision on rates by the Oregon Insurance Division are expected around August 1.