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Commissioner Stewart Reduces Highmark Rate Requests

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that she has reduced to 9.9% a request from Highmark BlueCross BlueShield for a health rate increases on small employer grandfathered individual plans.




Commissioner Stewart Urges Use of Stop-Smoking Programs

Commissioner Stewart advises consumers who want to quit tobacco use to check with employers and insurers about stop-smoking services and benefits.




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.




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.







 Pages Tagged With: "Health Insurance"

Commissioner Stewart Reduces Highmark Rate Requests

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that she has reduced to 9.9% a request from Highmark BlueCross BlueShield for a health rate increases on small employer grandfathered individual plans.




Commissioner Stewart Urges Use of Stop-Smoking Programs

Commissioner Stewart advises consumers who want to quit tobacco use to check with employers and insurers about stop-smoking services and benefits.




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.




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.