Our Op-Ed Regarding CareFirst's Rate Revision

Consumer Health First President, Leni Preston, penned an Op-Ed in The Baltimore Sun: In an unprecedented move, CareFirst, Maryland's largest insurance provider, just submitted a new rate filing for its plans in the individual market for calendar year 2017, more than doubling the rate increases it proposed in May to a whopping 28 percent for its HMO and 37 percent for its PPO business. We feel it's unjustified - and here's why.