Health care insurers in Connecticut have requested premium rate hikes as high as 52.1 percent, according to the state’s insurance administration.
The state has just two insurers participating in the Obamacare exchanges in 2017. Both have requested rate hikes in the double digits.
Anthem Health Plans, which covers 35,000 individuals on the exchanges, requested a minimum rate hike of 19 percent and a high of 52.1 percent. On average, the company requested a rate hike of 33.8 percent.
For employers with 50 or fewer workers, Anthem requested an average rate increase of 31.6 percent.