LATEST SENATOR TESTER
(Big Sandy, Mont.) - U.S. Senator Jon Tester is calling on the state's health insurance companies for clarity as they prepare to set health insurance costs for 2018.
In a letter to the three health insurance companies participating in the Marketplace, Tester urged Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, PacificSource, and Montana Health CO-OP to provide transparency regarding health insurance premiums and answer specific questions about what impact the secret attempt to rewrite America's health care system will have on Montanans who buy their insurance on the Marketplace.
All three insurance companies are required to set their premiums in the coming weeks, but the process faces uncertainty as the Trump Administration continues to play politics with critical cost-sharing payments, which help bring health care costs down for thousands of Montanans.
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