Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Premiums Set To Rise By 40 Percent By 2018

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By Celeste Headlee and Ryan McFaden – GPB News (Listen)

Blue Cross Blue Shield is currently the only insurer on Georgia’s statewide exchange, and its premiums are set to go up as much as 40 percent by 2018. The insurer just announced a new policy limiting consumer coverage when it comes to emergency room visits. We talk with Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, and Beth Stephens, Senior Director of Public Policy, Georgia Watch.

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