2017 Rate Request Early Look: Maine (revised)
Just last week I ran the rate filing numbers for Maine and came up with an overall weighted 20.6% average hike request. Today I've learned three things:
- It turns out Maine's insurance dept. has their own rate review/filing website which is more up to date than the standard SERFF database;
- Some of the enrollment numbers for each carrier are slightly different from the SERFF forms; and
- It turns out that Aetna a) already has indy policy enrollees off-exchange (only 700 of them) and b) is planning on joining the exchange for 2017, as they had hinted at last week.
Here's what it looks like with the revisions...the overall average barely changes at all, but it's still a more complete picture: