Jesse Ellis O'Brien

Rate Filings Must Be Public Unless Insurers Can Prove Disclosure Hurts Competition

The Lund Report
The Department of Justice affirmed that the standard is based on a 2007 law; last year, Regence BlueCross BlueShield withheld information from the public in its rate filing.


April 26, 2013 -- Oregon health insurers that want to keep parts of their rate review filings secret may have to show that public disclosure will hurt overall marketplace competition, and not just their own bottom line.

A New Way of Shopping for Health Insurance Gets a Trial Run

The Lund Report
Oregon’s health insurance exchange, which gets under way in October 2013 needs to make certain consumers have easy access to information about the total cost of a health plan, the author maintains

OPINION – November 8, 2012 -- Earlier this week, I took part in a trial run of the user interface system for the website of the Oregon health insurance exchange—now called Cover Oregon.

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