Former Oregon Insurance Division Administrator Teresa Miller testified Aug. 2 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about Oregon's health insurance rate review process. Oregon has used grants available through federal health care reform to conduct more in-depth reviews of rate requests and to make the process more transparent.
You can find more information about how Oregon reviews rates or look up an insurance company rate request elsewhere on this site: www.oregonhealthrates.org.
August 2 hearing:
Former Oregon Insurance Division Administrator Teresa Miller talks with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon. Miller joined John Dicken of the Government Accountability Office and Daniel Withrow, a Kentucky businessman, for a panel discussion of health insurance premiums and rate review.