33.8 % rate hikes?!? You can speak out.

June 12, 2017


The state Insurance Department will hold hearings June 14 on requested double-digit rate increases for health insurers Anthem Health Plans and ConnectiCare Benefits Inc.

Anthem is requesting an average increase of 33.8 percent for policies marketed both on and off the state exchange, Access Health CT.

ConnectiCare has requested an average increase of 17.5 percent for policies sold exclusively on the exchange.

33.8 percent?!?

17.5 percent?!?

Here’s how YOU can join ME in speaking out.

  1. Members of the public can provide online comment for each rate filing through close of business July 1.
  2. The online comment section at www.ct.gov/cidcan be accessed by clicking on the individual rate filing. All written comments will be posted on the Connecticut Insurance Department website.
  3. You may also send me your comments at Tony.Hwang@cga.ct.gov .
  4. Please spread the word about these hearings to other concerned ratepayers!

Thank you.