Senate OKs bill to protect individual health insurance costs, quality

STATE HOUSE – The Senate today passed two measures sponsored by Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Joshua Miller to protect consumers who purchase their health insurance in the individual market.

The bills were both recommended by a workgroup convened this spring by the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) and HealthSource RI to study how to mitigate potential impact of federal changes on health coverage costs, consumer choice and access.

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