Thursday, March 8, 2012

Consumer tips: How to look up complaints, available health plans and rate hikes

More tips for National Consumer Protection Week:

-Look up the number of consumer complaints against specific insurance companies

-Buying health coverage on your own? Here's how to find a health plan in your area

-And see if your health plan wants a rate increase.

(We're the state insurance regulator in Washington state. Don't live in Washington? Here's a handy map with links and contact info for your state's insurance regulator.)