Health care insurers approved for 2019

first_imgClark county – Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has approved 11 insurers to sell 74 plans in the state’s 2019 individual health insurance market, according to a news release.Health care insurers requested a 19.44 percent average increase, but Kreidler’s office decided that 13.57 percent was justified. All 39 counties in the state will have at least one Washington Health Benefit Exchange insurer.Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, Lifewise Health Plan of Washington, Molina Healthcare of Washington and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon were approved for Clark County.Kaiser is available in outside and Exchange individual markets. Regence is for the outside individual market; Molina and Lifewise are on the Exchange individual market.For more information, visit the Office of the Insurance Commissioner website at read more