AHIP Survey: Millions of Americans say supplemental plans deliver financial peace of mind

Virtually all consumers are satisfied with their supplemental insurance coverage, according to a recent AHIP survey of people enrolled in supplemental plans.

UnitedHealth drops out of AHIP over strategic differences

UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s largest health insurer, is parting ways as of June 30 with the health insurance industry’s biggest trade group, saying...

4 trends to expect in the health insurance market

High-level trends we may expect to observe in the wake of ACA repeal efforts and how stakeholders would potentially be affected by the changes.

FTC cracks down on health insurance scam; bans bogus trade association

A group of marketers who allegedly tricked consumers into buying phony health insurance are permanently banned from selling healthcare-related products under a settlement with...

Oscar gets investment from Google; eyes California and Texas in 2016

Google Capital, Google Inc.’s equity growth fund, has invested $32.5 million in Oscar Health Insurance Corp., the startup venture looking to disrupt the health...

Justice Department sues to block $13B UnitedHealth acquisition of Change Healthcare

Suit says acquisition would allow healthcare giant to use competitively sensitive claims data of hundreds of millions of Americans to reduce competition and innovation to the detriment of consumers.

Fidelity tops Morningstar’s study on top health savings account providers

New research includes complete assessments for the 10 most prominent HSA providers; finds room for improvement.

Massachusetts has lowest rate of uninsured residents, Texas highest in rankings by WalletHub

As we are in the midst of Open Enrollment, it seems like a good time to share a recent analysis of 2016 Uninsured Rates...

More consumers using alternative sources for health insurance coverage

CHICAGO – Americans are spending more time evaluating their health insurance options, and are increasingly securing coverage from sources other than their employer. So says...

HealthSherpa adds talent with two new key hires

Jeff Pollock and Rob Fitzgerald, formerly of GuideWell Connect, join HealthSherpa’s efforts to help partners leverage new technology and grow their business