The departure of UnitedHealthcare could leave Kansans shopping on the federal online marketplace with only one choice of insurer, but Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer is working to bring in more.

Deputy Commissioner Clark Shultz says Selzer has for several months been in talks with other insurance companies about joining the marketplace in 2017, and those discussions appear close to yielding results.

“It’s too early to announce that and we don’t have it secured, but there are some very positive developments,” Shultz says.

Feds Deem Health Insurance Rate Hike Unreasonable

Mar 22, 2012

Six months after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services began reviewing proposed rate increases by health insurance plans, it’s deemed its first rate hike in Missouri to be unreasonable.