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Less Choice, Higher Costs for Health Care

Maine’s Experience Should Give Connecticut Pause in Pursuing Politicized Health Insurance Rate Approval Process

Maine Heritage Policy Center and the Yankee Institute for Public PolicySB 194 – An Act Concerning Rate Approvals For Individual Health Insurance Policies purports to be responding to real concerns about the impact of health insurance premium increases. However, it is a flawed response, as best illustrated by Maine’s experience, which has a similar politicized process.

The Maine Heritage Policy Center’s Tarren Bragdon has teamed up with the Yankee Institute’s Fergus Cullen to author a white paper on Connecticut’s competitive individual market for health care and warn against politicizing the rate approval process.

Download the White Paper now!

Yankee Staff

Yankee Institute is a 501(c)(3) research and citizen education organization that does not accept government funding. Yankee Institute develops and advances free-market, limited-government solutions in Connecticut. As one of America’s oldest state-based think tanks, Yankee is a leading advocate for smart, limited government; fairness for taxpayers; and an open road to opportunity.

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