tufts http://ripr.org en Health Insurance Premiums Up for '14, But Less Than Proposed http://ripr.org/post/health-insurance-premiums-14-less-proposed <p>Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance individually or through a small employer now have an idea how much their monthly premiums will be in 2014. The state’s outgoing commissioner of health insurance approved rates lower than insurance companies requested, although just about everyone’s health insurance bill will be going up.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:12:49 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 17722 at http://ripr.org Health Insurers Seek Rate Hikes for 2014 http://ripr.org/post/health-insurers-seek-rate-hikes-2014 <p>Rhode Island health insurers have filed their requests for increases in premium rates next year. Some small businesses and individuals could see some significant hikes.</p><p>Small businesses could see their plan rates drop as much as 20 percent or spike as much as 40 percent. But the average Blue Cross increase is expected to be about 15 percent. Tufts asked for about 13 percent.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:42:29 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13737 at http://ripr.org Health Insurers Seek Rate Hikes for 2014