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Wall Street Journal  Aug 21  Comment 
Some small companies that dropped group health insurance are reversing course, driven by a tightening labor market and rising costs and fewer choices for individual coverage.
NPR  Aug 19  Comment 
The lower the household income, the less likely it is for children to receive needed eye exams. The income effect was independent of insurance status, a study found.
MarketWatch  Aug 19  Comment 
Health insurers have an incentive to enrich shareholders and deny coverage to customers, says Brett Arends.
newratings.com  Aug 17  Comment 
WHITEHOUSE STATION (dpa-AFX) - Lux Research, an independent research and advisory firm, announced that Mike Coyne will join the company as President and CEO. Mike succeeds Dennis Philbin. Mike was the founding CEO of Verisk Health, a...
New York Times  Aug 17  Comment 
But Congress should strengthen health insurance marketplaces to ensure sufficient competition.
MedPage Today  Aug 16  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Also: costs of health insurance, assigning sex, fetal pain and more
Insurance Journal  Aug 16  Comment 
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is taking the rare step of weighing in on the state’s handling of a hefty health insurance rate increase request, asking Illinois regulators to press the state’s leading insurer of families and small businesses to reduce …
MarketWatch  Aug 16  Comment 
Aetna Inc. will withdraw from 11 of the 15 states where it currently offers plans through the Affordable Care Act exchanges, becoming the latest of the major national health insurers to pull back sharply from the law’s signature marketplaces...
Clusterstock  Aug 16  Comment 
Aetna, one of the country's five largest health insurers, announced on Monday evening that it will be pulling out of nearly 70% of the counties in which it offers Obamacare coverage. The firm said that, after a review of its public...
New York Times  Aug 16  Comment 
Aetna Inc, the No. 3 U.S. health insurer, on Monday said that due to persistent financial losses on Obamacare plans, it will sell individual insurance on the government-run online marketplaces in only four states next year, down from the current...




 

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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