Public Programs Provide Stability for Commercial Insurers

The top five commercial insurers in the United States are UnitedHealthcare, Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, and Humana. Medscape reports these insurers make up 43% of the nation’s population with health insurance coverage. New research has shown that these providers are becoming more reliant on public programs to provide stability. Their profit and growth are becoming more dependent on programs like Medicaid …

Interstate Insurance

Interstate Insurance Sales: Yes or No?

This past summer, it was suggested that a popular bill would be coming forth wherein insurance companies would be allowed to sell insurance across state lines, also known as interstate insurance.  He also claimed a 60-70% reduction in premiums.  Impressive, right?  We went digging through the facts to separate verifiable truth from hypothesis. Will Interstate Insurance Sales Save Money? The …