For the first time in 2022, every
State Insurance Commissioner
The small group market will see an increase of 4.5%, she said.
Two factors in keeping costs down, Altman said, are the Pennsylvania Reinsurance Program and the federal American Rescue Plan.
The Reinsurance Program has kept individual market premiums 5.5% lower than they would without it, and the American Rescue Plan lowered or eliminated premiums for many low- and middle-income families receiving healthcare coverage through Pennie,
Pennie helps state residents with financial assistance to reduce the cost of coverage and care that was previously available through Healthcare.gov.
"With more than 330,000 Pennsylvanians enrolled through Pennie and 90 percent of those consumers receiving financial assistance, it is of the utmost importance that we continue to educate individuals on how to protect themselves and their families," Altman said.
Pennie's open enrollment period run from
Counties get options
Altman also said that no
Come next year,
According to a state
J.D. Prose is a reporter for the