New York Times  Feb 20  Comment 
Health insurance marketplaces have been reopened so that people won’t be shut out of coverage — and forced to pay a penalty — for a second year.
MarketWatch  Feb 20  Comment 
The Obama administration said it would allow people to sign up for plans on through April to avoid tax penalties for not having health insurance in 2015.
MarketWatch  Feb 20  Comment 
People who buy health insurance on federally run exchanges could see their subsidies threatened by an upcoming Supreme Court case, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth.
Insurance Journal  Feb 19  Comment 
A lack of adequate testing before the Minnesota’s health insurance exchange launched in 2013 and other issues meant the exchange’s “failures outweighed its achievements” in its first year, the legislative auditor concluded in a report...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 19  Comment 
Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and Apollo Munich Health Insurance today announced that they are joining hands to provide specialised health and personal accident products to Indian Overseas Bank custo...
Insurance Journal  Feb 19  Comment 
Five Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court, underlining the prospect for a chaotic aftermath to a ruling that could force millions of Americans to … The...
Forbes  Feb 18  Comment 
The popularity of knee and hip replacement surgeries is growing quickly in the U.S., The Washington Post noted last month. Total knee replacement is the sole option for effectively treating some chronic knee problems, MedPageToday stated last...
Financial Times  Feb 18  Comment 
Almost 11.5m people secure health insurance in second sign-up period
NPR  Feb 17  Comment 
Some physicians can be in-network when working at one office but not when they are at another. Or they may belong to a medical group that is affiliated with your plan, but they don't participate.
New York Times  Feb 17  Comment 
The temporal mismatch between signing up for Obamacare and paying a penalty for not doing so may be hurting enrollment numbers.


The health insurance industry consists of companies that provide clients ranging from individuals to large institutions with health insurance. Like other insurers these companies make money by charging their clients a premiums for their insurance contracts and investing those premiums in the market.

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