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HMSA pursues 12.8% rate hike for small businesses

The Affordable Care Act is responsible for most of the increase that small businesses will face, the insurer says

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 08, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaii Medical Service Association said costs related to Obama&shy;care are responsible for the bulk of a 12.8 percent proposed rate hike for most of the 77,000 small-business workers covered by the insurer.</p>
<p>If approved by the state, health insurance premiums are set to rise for roughly 8,100 employers renewing health plans July 1.</p>
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The Hawaii Medical Service Association said costs related to Obama­care are responsible for the bulk of a 12.8 percent proposed rate hike for most of the 77,000 small-business workers covered by the insurer.

If approved by the state, health insurance premiums are set to rise for roughly 8,100 employers renewing health plans July 1. Login for more...



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