This page contains proposed health plan rate information for the District of Columbia’s health insurance marketplace, DC Health Link, for plan year 2018.
Four major insurance companies – Aetna, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealthcare –have proposed health plan offerings for individuals, families and small businesses on DC Health Link. Overall, 184 plans were filed, compared to 171 last year. The small group plans increased from 151 to 158, and individual plans increased from 20 to 26.
The filed rates show increases from 2017 for both individual and small group plans. In the individual market, CareFirst proposed an average increase of 39.6% for HMO plans, and 19.7% for PPO plans. Kaiser proposed an average increase of 13%.
To view the proposed health insurance rate filings, follow this link.
The links below include tables of proposed rates for individual and small business plans to be offered on DC Health Link in 2018. The tables show low, high and average premiums by company, product type and metal level for ages 27, 40 and 55. The previous tables of proposed rates are also available for reference below.
Related Press Releases and Notices
- August 4: Notice of Public Hearing: 2018 Proposed Health Insurance Rates
- May 9: Insurers File Proposed Rates for 2018 District of Columbia Health Plan Offerings
Below is a comparison of proposed rates from all individual plans to be offered on DC Health Link in 2018.
Small Business (SHOP) Rates
Below is a comparison of rates from all SHOP plans to be offered on DC Health Link in 2018.
Comparison of Year-over-Year Rate Changes
The chart below is a comparison of year-over-year rate increases for those plans that were offered in 2017 and proposed for 2018. The tables are broken down by carrier, product type and metal level.
Carrier Plan Counts
This chart shows changes to plans offered from 2017 to 2018.