Texas could face health insurance sticker shock for 2017
Insurance firms say new clients forcing increase
Demonstrators celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June upholding the Affordable Care Act’s federal subsidies. But now many insurers are seeking hefty rate increases, which means consumers may have to seek new plans to meet their budgets.
The U.S. Supreme Court last month may have eased some of the fear surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, but one anxiety was quickly replaced with another as some health insurers now have asked to raise rates by more than 30 percent in Texas and across the country.