Next year UnitedHealthcare will offer individual plans through the Exchange in a limited number of states. This change in market footprint reflects our longstanding goal to offer products that are both affordable for consumers and financially sustainable for our company.
Blue Shield of California has submitted a rate filing with the California Department of Insurance proposing an average increase of 9% in premium rates for older off-exchange plans. The rates would become effective January 1, 2016. Individual and family slated for the rate increase are from Blue Shield Life PPO Plans