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Some Blues Plans Awarded Rate Increases While Other Reviews Are Still Pending
AIS Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa were recently granted rate increases, while a near 10% hike was proposed in late February by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine. Despite the premium hikes won by some insurers, America’s Health Insurance Plans warned HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius that health plan solvency could be in jeopardy unless rising medical costs are better controlled.