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 News updated May 31, 2013

  • LifeWise Oregon individual plans are renewing 9/1/13 through 12/31/13.  Non-grandfathered rate increases for area one are expected to be at an average of 7.8%.  No plan changes are expected for this short contract that will terminate on 12/31/13 and be replaced with new Affordable Care Act options.
  • Non-grandfathered individual policyholders can continue on their current plan through March 31, 2014
  • Non-grandfathered individual policyholders can also change to a new Affordable Care Act qualified plan for January 1, 2014
  • Grandfathered individual plans should continue to be available
  • LifeWise will be offering individual plans through Cover Oregon.  These plans will be eligible for the premium subsidy and tax credit
  • A mapping process is expected for individual policyholders.  This allows you to automatically migrate to the nearest comparable Affordable Care Act plan for January 2014 without applying again
  • Individual dental will renew for 9/1/13.  no rate change.  members that do not have dental can add dental for 9/1/13
  • LifeWise will be offering individual & family products through Cover Oregon and outside of the exchange program also.
  • LifeWise will offer small group plans through Cover Oregon and outside of the exchange also.  Exchange options for small employers is expected to allow for multi-carrier/multi-option plans as well as the small employer health insurance tax credit for qualified businesses.