BBC News  Jul 24  Comment 
The number of large health insurers in the US could fall from five to three as companies seek to merge in a bid to slash costs.
New York Times  Jul 24  Comment 
Anthem and Cigna are the latest health insurers to forge a deal, but they and their peers need to satisfy many regulators before pairing up.
NPR  Jul 24  Comment 
One reason health insurers are looking to get bigger is that the hospitals and doctor groups across the negotiating table have also gotten bigger.
Forbes  Jul 24  Comment 
In trading on Friday, life & health insurance shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 2%. Leading the group were shares of Stancorp Financial Group (SFG), up about 48.1% and shares of Symetra Financial (SYA) up about 4.5% on the day.
Clusterstock  Jul 24  Comment 
Health insurers are going deal crazy, and it is at least in part because of Obamacare. That's great news for investment banks that could reap as much as $345 million in fees as a result. Industry giant Anthem this morning announced a $54.2...
Forbes  Jul 24  Comment 
Today's announcement that health insurer Anthem plans to spend $54 billion to buy its rival, Cigna, to create the largest health insurance country in America is a good time to talk about a hard reality: the U.S. health insurance industry hasn't...
Yahoo  Jul 22  Comment 
Anthem is reportedly close to a deal to buy Cigna for about $48 billion in a move that would reshape the U.S. health insurance landscape.
MarketWatch  Jul 21  Comment 
A MarketWatch report of July 21,2015, misidentified the website  Jul 20  Comment 
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Heading out for a weekend jaunt to your favorite weekend destination no longer results in added stress if anyone in your party gets sick from bad seafood, bit by an insect or takes a nasty tumble off their bike. Since...


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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