Calls on state to closely review, negotiate fair premiums for Illinois
CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)--August 5, 2016. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement on the insurer-proposed rate changes that could impact Illinoisans purchasing individual health insurance through the Illinois’ Health Marketplace next year:
The Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) – which operates Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) in Illinois – sent their highest ranking officials to meet with me in Washington in April and told me they were losing money and considering pulling out of Illinois. Something sounded wrong. The Blues in California and Florida are doing . . .