Storm Lake will have new options for health insurance

A recent announcement from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa has many people optimistic about the individual under-65 health insurance market. Last week the company announced that as long as the Affordable Care Act remains stable, they plan to reenter the market in 2019.

“Wellmark’s announcement would add an important carrier to the individual under-65 market,” said Barb Wetherell of Stille Pierce & Pertzborn in Storm Lake. “I’m hopeful that it signifies a change for the better in a very turbulent market.”

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