|By HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press|
Anthem is both the dominant player in
Guertin also said nearly 90 percent have paid their premiums, higher than the 80 to 85 percent the
Republicans, in an attempt to undermine the Obama administration's claims that the Affordable Care Act has proven itself a success, have seized on a recent report that found that as of mid-April, only 67 percent of people who had signed up for health plans actually had paid their first month's premiums. But top health insurance companies told members of
At least two additional companies are expected to begin offering health plans for 2015 in
Anthem has been criticized for excluding 10 of the state's 26 hospitals from its provider network, and the insurance department is holding a hearing next week on a complaint filed by a patient at one of the excluded hospitals. The department plans to hold two public informational sessions by
"It's starting to develop that carriers will be competing based on their networks more than they have in the past, so for the public to have information early on about what the networks look like from the various players would be useful," said deputy Insurance Commissioner
The next open enrollment period starts
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