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Iowa Health Insurance May Face Big Rate Increase

Posted on: December 14th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield has proposed a 9.4% health insurance rate increase for residents purchasing Iowa health insurance.  This has some of the 86,000 policyholders up in arms according to Tony Leys article “Wellmark Customers Grill Executive Over Premium Increase” found on It makes sense that these policyholders would be frustrated with another rate […]

SeniorBlue Select

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Wellmark recently announced that their Medicare supplement plan SeniorBlue Select would be discontinued as of Dec 31.   Nearly 4,000 members are enrolled in the plan that supplements Medicare benefits. SeniorBlue Select was closed to new business about three years ago, but about 3,900 members remain on the books.  The plan was popular because it offered […]

Top Rated Health Plans in HeartLand

Posted on: June 30th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

J.D. Powers & Associates rated the top private health plans in the heartland states (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota), and the results were as follows. Similar to many of the other 17 regions in the JD Power Survey, a Blue Cross Blue Shield health plan took top honors. Blue Cross Blue […]