Posted June 24, 2016 by Amanda Dunker
Thanks to a strong state law, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) can reduce rate increases proposed by health insurers if they find the proposed rate is “unreasonable,” excessive,” or “unfairly discriminatory.” Consumers, consumer groups, and small businesses can submit comments to challenge rate proposals that they believe are too high. This issue brief describes how. […]
Posted June 17, 2016 by Amanda Dunker
Every year, HCFANY submits comments to the Department of Financial Services on health insurance carriers’ rate requests. Below are our comments on carriers’ requests for 2017.