Illinois Affordable Care Act Insurer Seeking Higher Premiums
People in Illinois who buy health coverage through the Affordable Care Act could be facing rising costs. The "Chicago Tribune" reports Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois is proposing increases on premiums of up to 45-percent in 2017. The health insurance provider is the most popular insurer on the state's Obamacare exchange. The company blamed the costs of medical services for the proposed rate hikes.