Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that the Insurance Department will conduct public information sessions to receive comment on the proposed health insurance rate increases for 2017.

Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that the Insurance Department will conduct public information sessions to receive comment on the proposed health insurance rate increases for 2017.

The sessions will take place at 6 p.m. June 20 at Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington; 11 a.m. June 21 at Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown; and 6:30 p.m. June 21 at Delaware Department of Insurance, 841 Silver Lake Blvd., Dover.

Representatives from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, Aetna Health and Aetna Life will be present at each session.

Interested parties can submit written comments until July 15 at ratedivision@state.de.us or mailed to: Delaware Department of Insurance, Attn: Health Insurance Rate Comments, 841 Silver Lake Blvd., Dover, DE 19904. Please note that submitted comments become part of the public record.

For information, call 800-282-8611.