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Aetna Becomes Third Insurer To Submit Rates For State Health Exchange

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Aetna this week became the third insurer to submit proposed rates for new health plans offered later this year on Connecticut’s public health exchange.

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Nine Insurers Intend To Offer Medical Or Dental Coverage On State Health Exchange

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Nine health insurers intend to offer either medical insurance or dental coverage on a state health exchange that will operate as an online marketplace for insurance next fall.

The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange had a deadline Friday for insurers to write a letter saying they intend to offer health or dental coverage when the open enrollment starts in October.

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Young People Shopping For Individual Health Plans Face Higher Prices In 2013

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Some young people are likely to experience sticker shock when shopping for health insurance next year, as new regulations take hold to reduce price variation based on age.

A limit on pricing by age is among the many new federal regulations that will apply to health plans sold in the fall of 2013 for the 2014 calendar year — all part of federal health care reform.

Most states allow insurance companies to vary the price of health insurance based on a customer’s age. Older customers could pay up to seven times what young people pay.

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