Commissioner Stewart Submits Rate Filings for 2015 Marketplace Plans to CMS for Review; Includes Plans with Reduced Rates
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart, CIR-ML, announced that the Delaware Department of Insurance will submit the 2015 rate filing requests covering plans to be offered on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, today (8/8/14). Commissioner Stewart reviewed the filings submitted by the insurers and successfully worked with one of the insurance companies to reduce the requested rate increase of some plans.
Governor Markell issued a statement on the passage of Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (H.R. 4414) by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.
Consumer Alert: Commissioner Stewart Provides Recommendations for Confirming New Health Insurance Coverage
Consumers who signed up for new health insurance plans in recent months and have not received proof of coverage are encouraged to read the following recommendations from Insurance Commissioner Stewart in order to confirm coverage.
Insurance Commissioner Stewart Announces an Agreement with Carriers in Delaware to Extend Cancelled Policies
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with health insurance carriers to offer early renewals for current policies whose term of coverage was to end on, or before, March 31, 2014.