- Aetna profit up despite public health exchange losses
Aetna Inc.’s public health insurance exchange business continued to be underwhelming in 2015, but the insurer still managed to boost its net income by 38.3%.
- The health insurance industry's identity crisis
As lawmakers and policy groups debated the mechanics of what would become the Affordable Care Act, health insurers saw the writing on the wall.
- Private health exchanges see slower growth
The two-year delay of the Cadillac tax may take some of the wind out of the sails of private health insurance exchanges, but experts say private exchanges will continue to attract customers.
- Exchange enrollments fall short
Enrollment in public health insurance exchanges this year will fall far short of earlier government predictions largely because employers are retaining their group health plans at a higher rate than once forecast.
- High court sets March 23 to hear religious nonprofits' oral arguments
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear seven consolidated cases brought by nonprofit religious organizations challenging the so-called contraceptive mandate under the health care reform law on March 23.
- Public health exchanges predicted to be fine without UnitedHealth Group
If UnitedHealth Group Inc. were to bow out of the public health exchange business in 2017, as it has threatened to do, the health insurer’s exit would do little to harm marketplace competition, according to a new report.