The lists below comprise the health insurance companies that are currently offering health insurance plans to South Dakota residents during 2016 and 2017, both within the market and outside.
Companies Offering Health Insurance Plans for South Dakota in 2016 and 2017
South Dakota has two health insurance carriers that are available in the exchange:
There are also two health insurance carriers that are available outside the exchange:
Since South Dakota’s market does not contain the carriers that are opting to exit the exchanges, there will be no change to health insurance plans for 2017.
South Dakota Short Term Health Insurance Providers
- Standard Security Life Insurance Company
- HCC Life Insurance Company
- National Health Insurance Company
South Dakota Plan Rates to Increase in 2017
While the options are remaining steady, the rates are not. Both Avera and Sanford have proposed significant rate increases that will be close to 40%. Subsidies should also increase to mitigate the risk of isolating those that cannot afford to pay an increase and offset the out-of-pocket cost for the subscriber.