Laura Colbert, executive director of the advocacy group Georgians for a Healthy Future, said the mass health insurance loss “spotlights a real weakness in our health system.” “On the other…
Last week, health insurance premiums for the Marketplace were a hot topic, as Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner released some information about the rates that insurance companies proposed for the Marketplace. Georgians for a Healthy Future was frequently cited in media coverage of this issue, drawing attention to the fact that many consumers who were shut out of the market in the past would now be able to purchase insurance for the first time, with hefty tax credits that will make these plans affordable.
This issue was covered by the Atlanta Journal- Constitution, Georgia Health News, The Augusta Chronicle, and WSAV-Savannah. Articles featuring comments by Georgians for a Healthy Future’s Executive Director are available below.
Some Warn Exchanges Will Raise Insurance Rates
WSAV | August 5, 2013
State grudgingly OKs insurance rates for exchange
Georgia Health News | August 1, 2013
State OKs new rates for insurance exchange
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | August 1, 2013
Georgia seeks delay on high health care premium approvals
Augusta Chronicle | July 30, 2013
State seeks delay on rate approval for exchanges
Georgia Health News | July 30, 2013