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Information About Approved Rates for January 2022 Health Plan Offerings on DC Health Link

Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2022

DC Health Link’s open enrollment begins November 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022. DC Health Link is an online marketplace created for individuals, families, and small business owners in the District of Columbia to shop, compare, and select health insurance that meets their health needs and budgets. For more information, visit dchealthlink.com or call (855) 532-5465.

This page contains approved health plan rate information for the District of Columbia’s health insurance marketplace, DC Health Link, for plan year 2022.

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) received 184 proposed health insurance plan rates for review from Aetna, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Kaiser Permanente and United Healthcare in advance of open enrollment for plan year 2022 on DC Health Link, the District of Columbia’s health insurance marketplace.

The average increase in 2022 premiums across all health insurers is 5.0 percent for individuals and an overall decrease of 3.5 percent for small group coverage. This will save District residents over $16 million.

CVS/Aetna, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealthcare—the same four major insurance companies as last year—will have plans on DC Health Link. CareFirst and Kaiser Permanente plans cover individuals, families and small businesses for the 2022 plan year. Aetna and UnitedHealthcare plans are only available in the small business market. Overall, 184 plans were filed, down from 188 last year. Small group plans decreased by six to 157, and individual plans increased by two to 27.

View the approved health insurance rate filings here.

For additional information on the District's Health Rate Review Process, visit here.


The links below include tables of approved and proposed rates for individual and small business plans to be offered on DC Health Link in 2022. The tables show low, high and average premiums by company, product type and metal level for ages 27, 40 and 55.

Individual Rates
Use the link below to compare proposed rates for individual plans to be sold on DC Health Link in 2022.

Small Business (SHOP) Rates
Use the link below to compare proposed rates for SHOP plans to be sold on DC Health Link in 2022.

Comparison of Year-over-Year Rate Changes
Use this link for a comparison of year-over-year rate increases for those plans offered in 2021 and 2022. The tables are broken down by carrier, product type and metal level.

Carrier Plan Counts
Use this link to review changes to plans offered from 2021 to 2022.

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