Insurers File Proposed 2017 VT Health Connect Rates

On May 11, 2016, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of VT (BCBSVT) and MVP Health Plan, Inc. (MVP) filed their 2017 VT Health Connect Rate Filings. BCBSVT proposes an average annual rate increase of 8.2%. MVP proposes an average annual rate increase of 8.8%. The Board has begun its review of the filings and the public is encouraged to submit comments through July 26, 2016. The Board will hold hearings on the proposed rate increases on July 20 (BCBSVT) and July 21 (MVP) at its offices in Montpelier. Hearings are open to the public. The Board's decisions approving, modifying or disapproving the rate filings will be issued August 9, 2016. 

Additional information is available on this website under "View Filings and Decisions."