Oregonians who are not on Medicaid, Medicare or covered by their employer only have two more weeks to sign up for health insurance for next year.
Speculation has swirled for years that Moda Health, Inc. would fail or be taken over.
Now it looks as if it will be the latter.
Health insurance costs will go up next year for most Oregonians who buy their own coverage, according to rate decisions announced Friday.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid has taken another swipe at the Affordable Care Act, which expanded health care coverage in the U.S.
A top Oregon state health insurance official told reporters on Wednesday that he anticipates Trumpcare would send the individual market into a death spiral if enacted, sending younger and healthier people fleeing and only the most desperate and sickest consumers left buying health insurance.
The Oregon Insurance Division has scheduled rate review conference calls for health benefit plans to be sold in plan year 2016. The schedule is:
The health insurance exchange posted another week of solid numbers in Oregon, nearing 138,000 people in individual health plans, or about 30,000 more than last year.