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Aetna has released Q2 rates for their small group products.  The new rates for medical, vision and life are valid from April through June.  For dental, for group size 2-9, the book rates are valid from April through June.  For group size 10+, there is a rate change effective April 1, then another rate change effective May 1, through June 30.  There are no benefit changes to small group products. Below is the statewide average increase. Please keep in mind that the rate change varies by regions.

  • HMO: 4.75%
  • PPO:  2.62%

As a reminder, Aetna’s 2017 plans are approved by the DOI and DMHC.  As part of the filing approval, the following changes were made retroactive to January 1, 2017 effective dates:

Silver HMO Deductible 1500:

Change Complex Imaging benefit from $500 Deductible to $400 Deductible Waived.

Silver HMO Deductible 2000:

Change Complex Imaging benefit from $500 Deductible Waived to $400 Deductible Waived.

Bronze HMO Deductible 6500:

Change Complex Imaging benefit from $500 Deductible Waived to $100 after Deductible.