Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she has received rate request filings from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware and Aetna, Inc. for individual and small group plans to be offered on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace in 2016.
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that Aetna Health, Inc. and Highmark BlueCross BlueShield Delaware will offer businesses employing 51 to 100 workers the opportunity to renew their group health insurance policies at “large group” rates for policy plan years beginning on or before October 1, 2016.
The Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau (DMAB) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Delaware Medicare Supplement Insurance Shopper’s Guide is now available in print. This popular guide is updated annually and includes price comparisons and toll-free telephone numbers for all Medigap policies sold in Delaware. Medicare supplement insurance, also called Medigap, is private insurance designed to supplement your Medicare coverage. The guide is also available at any time on the DMAB website, www.delawareinsurance.gov/DMAB.
The Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Has Passed, But You May Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period
The open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, www.healthcare.gov, ended on February 15; however, some people may qualify for a special enrollment period (SEP) going on right now. The time to apply is limited; this special enrollment period ends on April 30.
Take some time today to review your insurance coverage and to ensure that you, your family, and your home are prepared for the colder weather and other perils that occur more frequently during the holidays and winter months.