Louisiana Insurance Premiums

September 9, 2013

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Another study shows ACA reduces health insurance costs in LA ; LBP’s “State of Working 2013” featured on NPR in Baton Rouge; Report: State economic performance, governor’s popularity closely linked; and Landrieu pushes congressional delegation to seek delay in flood insurance hikes. 25 percent – Potential drop in average premium costs for customers buying health insurance in the individual marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (Source: RAND Corp)
September 9, 2013

Another study shows ACA reduces health insurance costs in Louisiana

Public fears about skyrocketing premiums because of health reform are vastly overstated. That is the main takeaway from a new RAND Corp. study, which finds Louisianans are likely to see their health insurance premiums decrease or remain about the same over the next few years because of the Affordable Care Act.… Read more...

August 2, 2013

Despite fears, Affordable Care Act will live up to its name

With major provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act set to take effect in just a few months, misconceptions and misplaced fears about the law continue to circulate. Most of these fears center on alleged increases in costs due to the law’s provisions. But the truth is that most Louisianans who have health insurance will notice little or no change come Jan. 1. At the same time, many of their uninsured neighbors and local small businesses will gain access to affordable coverage.