Department of Insurance Reviews Rate Increase Requests / by Joe Furia

Debbie Johnston, Senior Vice President of Policy Development

This week, the Department of Insurance posted rate increase requests from three major health insurers in Arizona, as follows:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is requesting a 19.3% increase affecting PPO coverage for individual health insurance sold off the Exchange, effective May 1, 2018.
  • United Healthcare of Arizona is requesting a 13.9% increase affecting HMO coverage for small group health insurance sold off the Exchange, effective April 1, 2018.
  • All Savers Insurance Company is requesting a 12.6% increase affecting PPO coverage for small group health insurance sold off the Exchange, effective April 1, 2018.

The public can comment on the proposed rate filings by emailing Ratereview@azinsurance.gov