Issue Brief: New Yorkers Stand Behind Prior Approval

Posted March 18, 2010 by arianne

In an effort to derail the 2010-2011 Executive Budget proposal to reinstate prior approval of health insurance rate increases, and maintain profits, the insurance industry has embarked on a campaign to spread misinformation regarding prior approval. One of the arguments that has been circulated states that consumers in New York—particularly in upstate areas—reject the idea of prior approval. But this simply isn’t true.