RECENT NEWS
New York Times  Jul 3  Comment 
The companies say new customers under the Affordable Care Act have been sicker than expected, while federal officials say they want the requests scaled back.
Financial Times  Jul 3  Comment 
Opportunities for buyers are flatlining as prices peak
MarketWatch  Jul 3  Comment 
Aetna is nearing a deal to buy Humana, in a tie-up of health insurers that could be announced this week, The Wall Street Journal reports.
MarketWatch  Jul 2  Comment 
The two health insurers have clashed over who would run the combined company, as well as other issues.
Forbes  Jul 1  Comment 
The Supreme Court’s June 25 decision in King v. Burwell preserves federal health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Americans who reside in states that have opted not to create their own health insurance exchanges. In so...
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
Live-ins? (gay and straight) health insurance choices are in flux after SCOTUS same-sex ruling.
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
Small businesses that reimburse employees for the cost of premiums for individual health insurance policies or pay their health costs directly will be fined up to $36,500 a year per employee under a new Internal Revenue Service regulation that...
TechCrunch  Jun 30  Comment 
 SimplyInsured, which helps small businesses compare and purchase employee health insurance plans, has closed a Series A of $5.9 million led by Polaris Partners, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Altair.VC, Corazon Capital, and...
Forbes  Jun 29  Comment 
A recent study found that 50 hospitals are marking up prices by 10 times the actual cost. How much does health insurance matter, and should you care?




 

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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