With the window for people to buy their own health insurance openingThursday, insurance agents are urging patients to review their insurance plans for potential changes and opportunities for discounts.
Midway through the open enrollment period for the individual health insurance market, Oregon is off to a hot start, but with only three weeks left till the normal window to sign up for 2018 closes on Dec. 15, the state may still fall short of 2017 enrollment.
President Donald Trump has insisted for months that “Obamacare is already dead.”
Rate hikes are likely on the way for plans offered on the health law’s online exchanges, or marketplaces. Consumers’ out-of-pocket costs are expected to climb, and some major insurers are pulling out.