QUESTION

I pay more for my plan because I’m a smoker. If I stop smoking after I sign up, will my rates go down?

Post enrollment issues | Individual Health Insurance
ANSWER

Your insurer doesn’t have to lower your rates to reflect your new non-smoker status until you renew your coverage. (45 C.F.R. § 147.102).

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