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Fraudsters use plastic card scam to target people on Medicare

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: Fraudsters use plastic card scam to target people on Medicare Scammers are at it again! They’re calling people on Medicare claiming Medicare is replacing the paper Medicare cards with plastic ones that include chips. This is not true. Medicare is not replacing the paper cards. Medicare will never call beneficiaries to sell anything …

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2022 Individual Health Insurance Market

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: OLYMPIA, Wash. – Fifteen health insurers have been approved to sell in Washington’s 2022 individual health insurance market. The average rate change is 4.14%. Open enrollment starts today and runs until Jan. 15, 2022. “Access to meaningful and affordable health coverage has always been critical to our lives and our economy, but no …

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Rate change approved for 2022 Exchange health insurance market

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: Average 4.17% rate change approved for 2022 Exchange health insurance market September 20, 2021 OLYMPIA, Wash. – An average 4.17% rate change has been approved for next year’s Exchange health insurance market. Twelve insurers will sell plans on Washington’s Exchange in 2022. Rates and plans for additional insurers selling only outside of the Exchange are …

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2022 PEBB Medical Premiums Available

2022 PEBB Medical Premiums Available The PEB Board has approved the Non-Medicare and Medicare Retiree premiums for 2022.  The Uniform Medical Plan-Classic Medicare (UMP) premium will rise by $28.57 per month (9%), while most other plans will have increases as small as $0.57 per month or in some cases slight decreases in premiums.  This is a continuation of a troubling …

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