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Wellmark Announces 2017 Rates and Discusses ACA Plan Trends

Wellmark operates in both the state of Iowa and South Dakota. Regardless of state, we are seeing the same overall trends with our Individual Under 65 ACA plans:

  1. Large claims are skyrocketing
  2. Special Enrollment periods are a concern
  3. Continued increases in the volume and cost and of specialty drugs
  4. A few members are driving the costs for everyone

Scroll down to see data specific to each of the state:


For more insight on what we’ve learned in Iowa, download our white paper, Understanding Proposed 2017 Premiums  or download infographic .




For more insight on what we’ve learned in South Dakota, download infographic .


Contact Wellmark Media Relations

Traci McBee
Phone: 515-376-4338


Teresa Roof
Phone: 515-376-5869


1331 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-2901

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