Dover, DE – Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro officially announced the final approval of the 2019 Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) rates. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (“Highmark BCBSD”), the only insurer currently on the Marketplace, originally proposed a rate decrease of -5.8% for its 2019 individual Marketplace business. Commissioner Navarro, ultimately approved a decrease […]
Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Ends January 31; See Plan Options and Enroll at Healthcare.gov
The open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on January 31, 2017. Sign up today at www.healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596.
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today announced she has fined Companion Life Insurance Company $487,000.00 for numerous violations of Delaware’s insurance code, including misrepresenting its limited benefit and short term health insurance plans as compliant with the Affordable Care Act.
Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart has received reports of tax preparers who are wrongly informing Delawareans without health insurance that they are subject to penalty payments under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some unscrupulous preparers actually tell clients that the payments can be paid directly to that preparer, who then pockets the money.
Insurance Commissioner Stewart announced today that the recent Obama administration decision to allow for the two-year extension of health plans that are not compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does not apply to the state of Delaware, as per state law.