Texas Slow To Review Health Insurance Rate Hikes
by: Carrie Feibel, July 20, 2012 10:07:00 am
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To make insurance more affordable, the federal health law requires every state to conduct a special review whenever a health insurer wants to raise premiums more than 10 percent. The Texas insurance department hasn't completed a reviews of any of the nine qualifying rate increases. So the companies' rate increases have taken effect.
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