Tag: Health Insurer Tax

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Health insurance companies are getting more concerned about the financial sustainability of the Affordable Care Act. As insurers prepare to file more premium increase requests for the next open enrollment season, a number of their most senior executives have been voicing reservations about the marketplaces and publicly considering dropping out altogether. “Something ... Read More
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By Lyle Adriano During a hearing in San Francisco last week, California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones admitted that he still has reservations about Anthem’s proposed $54.2 billion purchase of Cigna. “I am considering what is best for consumers and the overall marketplace,” the commissioner said in a statement. “Anthem and Cigna ... Read More
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Over 149 million Americans under the age of 65 may see their insurance premiums rise come 2014. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is part of the reason there will be an increase in insurance premiums. New taxes will be included in the rates charged by carriers and will ... Read More
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