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May 1, 2017

Recent Stories

From Health Plan Week - While insurers are staying tight-lipped about whether they intend to remain in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual health insurance exchange markets for 2018, a new survey by Oliver Wyman suggests that insurers are showing “a cautious commitment” to exchanges. Of surveyed payers indicating their intent to participate in exchanges next year, 70% “are carrying on as is, with no major shift in strategy,” according to Oliver Wyman, while 30% “are adjusting and pulling the levers they can to stabilize their ACA lines of business.” The survey, conducted in early April, found that the vas Read more

Members of Congress return to Capitol Hill this week confronting the prospect… Read more

After a late-night GOP meeting April 5 failed to produce a breakthrough,… Read more

CMS’s 2018 final Call Letter issued April 3 for Medicare Advantage (MA)… Read more

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April 7, 2017
Key Financial Indicators for Leading Health Plans - 4th Quarter 2016

Your quarterly Key Financial Indicators for Leading Health Plans spreadsheet is now available. Click here to access the raw data file and see year-over-year comparisons of leading health plans’ net income, premium revenue, medical loss ratios and net margins.

March 22, 2017
Bonus Insight Reports for Subscribers

Several special reports covering key issues of concern to today’s health care executives are now available in your Subscriber Library. These original reports from the AIS Health editorial team are filled with news of innovative strategies insurers are testing in their commercial plans. Access them at

March 3, 2017
New Feature for HPW Subscribers: The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

The March 6 issue includes a new feature for HPW subscribers: a four-page monthly update on Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans. Our goal is to explore the products, strategies and business activities that make Blues plans leaders in the industry. The update will cover timely news, insightful analysis and comprehensive data on Blues plans’ products, market share, strategies, profitability and alliances.

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