Connecticut health insurance rates are at risk of rising for 2018. Insurance companies have sent off their proposals to the State Department of Insurance, which would see group plans increase between 8% and 31% and individual plans raised between 15% and 31%. Insurers justify these increases to the rise in health care services being provided. These increases, along with the possibility of the Republic Healthcare Bill, place certain patients at risk of losing health care coverage. Furthermore, cuts and scale backs would see a decrease in access and quality care.
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