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Percentage of Americans Lacking Health Insurance Declines in 2022

National Health Interview Survey data finds there were 2.4 million fewer uninsured Americans in 2022 compared to 2021.

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Majority of Consumers Concerned About Financial Impact of Becoming Disabled

During Disability Insurance Awareness Month this May, study finds concern is more pronounced with younger generations.

Lucrative Medicare Advantage Market Attracts Humana’s Focus

Government market seen as increasingly enticing to insurers facing greater scrutiny on costs in group health market.

Majority of Americans Would Buy Health Insurance from Non-insurance Companies

A recent shift in how insurance companies compensate healthcare providers, transitioning from quantity of care to quality of care, aims to reduce costs for patients and providers.

Nearly 16 Million Sign Up for ACA Coverage in Marketplace Since Start of OEP

Totals as open enrollment period nears its end represent a 13% increase from last year.

5.5 Million Sign Up for ACA Coverage Since Start of Open Enrollment

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports the total represents an 18% increase over last year at the same time.

Do Americans Really ‘Get’ Long-Term Care Insurance?

While about 1 in 3 Americans believe they own some form of stand-alone LTC coverage or combination life/LTC insurance coverage, actual LTC ownership is closer to 3%.

Consumers Need Help Understanding LTC

Recent OneAmerica study reveals consumers are underprepared for a long-term care event.

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.

HealthSherpa announces approved vendor status for plan year 2023 agent and broker marketplace trainings

Health insurance enrollment platform will be a CMS-approved training vendor for plan year 2023 federally facilitated Marketplace training and certification.

Sales of Life-LTC combo products rebound in 2021

Sharp increase driven by current and proposed legislation according to LIMRA report.

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