Health Insurance Industry

This tag is associated with 4 posts

New Study Debunks Hype About Premium Increases Under The Affordable Care Act

There has been no shortage of hyped-up reports — and anecdotal predictions — of skyrocketing premiums in the coming year supposedly due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But researchers from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on Monday argued those fears remain largely unfounded. In a new analysis, researchers from from The Robert Wood Johnson … Continue reading

Health Care Industry Announces ‘Unprecedented Move’ That Will Make It Easier For Americans To Find The Best Health Care Prices

In what’s being hailed as an “unprecedented move” for the health care industry, three major insurance companies have agreed to publish their prices in a free online portal starting next year. Aetna, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare are participating in the new online portal, and additional insurers may end up following suit. This is an important step designed to … Continue reading

Insurance Companies Are Optimistic About Obamacare: ‘We’re All In, And We’re Happy We Are’

Insurance Companies Are Optimistic About Obamacare: ‘We’re All In, And We’re Happy We Are’ Think Progress –  Obamacare opponents have made some pretty bold claims about the negative effect the Affordable Care Act will have on America’s health industry. Medicare will “essentially collapse,” warned former GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) in 2011. “There will be no insurance … Continue reading

Debunking The Latest Obamacare Myth: The ‘Insurance Company Bailout’

Debunking The Latest Obamacare Myth: The ‘Insurance Company Bailout’ Think Progress –  On Monday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) wrote a FoxNews.com op-ed tantalizingly titled, “Sebelius, Congress should take ObamaCare bailout off the table.” The piece’s central premise is that Obamacare could force taxpayers to pay for an “insurance company bailout” in case the health law’s open enrollment … Continue reading

Follow publichealthwatch on WordPress.com