Health insurance premiums set to grow in Tennessee

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BlueCross Blue Shield intends to raise rates for 2017 coverage BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is preparing to request for additional rate hikes in the coming months. The company is the largest health insurance provider in the state and is looking to raise premiums in an effort to overcome financial losses. The insurer has estimated that it will have lost $150 million by providing insurance policies through exchange marketplaces. Exchanges were designed to make coverage more accessible, something which they managed to accomplish quite well. Insurers are fighting financial losses by…

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