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...40 percent for the two companies, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health, that provide individual health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace. The companies cited the state's high cost of services, small market...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...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 marketplace.Roughly 10,000 Alaskans receive federal subsidies to help pay their...

...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, said...
Rich Lowry: Thank you, Jonathan Gruber

...subsidize everyone else.Gruber crowed about the exertions undertaken to make an unpopular tax on expensive health-insurance plans, the so-called Cadillac tax, more palatable. It was levied on employers instead of employees. No one realized...
'Obamacare' comes into focus for AK

...medical center, brokers from Enroll Alaska, a private company, will work with people looking for help enrolling in insurance plans now required by Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." Aside from enrollment help at CPH, people can...
What others say: October sign-ups bode poorly for Obamacare

...50,000 people were able to sign up for Obamacare insurance plans during October, the first month the site was up and...he finally was able to review premiums for some insurance plans. He said he would like to review the government's...
Obama vs. the Little Sisters

...contraceptive and abortive drugs and sterilization, all of which Obamacare mandates that employers cover in their insurance plans. Given the ongoing delays, waivers and exemptions associated with the law, it would seem natural simply to let...
Q&A: School district candidates share views

...of the district. The impact of the Affordable Care Act is still unknown and the prospect of a tax on "Cadillac" insurance plans could have a significant impact on funding.Sunni Hilts, District 9: The challenges of a decreasing budget, along...

...know what's required and get familiar with the insurance plans in their states."They need to understand the exchanges...small businesses. For example, one benefit that insurance plans must offer is children's dental insurance. But...
'Obamacare' AK subsidy calculator fixed

...based on the second cheapest silver plan available. Insurance plans are rated from bronze at the low end of cost and coverage...should have been," Boling said. Specifically, two insurance plans occupied the lowest priced category and one was bumped...


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