Will mergers stifle Healthcare reform?

July 10th, 2015 | By: Paloma Nazar The 2010 healthcare law was supposed to promote competition among insurers, and for many policyholders it’s done just that. These days, though, the insurance industry is going through a wave of mergers that threatens to leave the consumer with fewer choices. Aetna’s $37 billion purchase of Humana, the…

Medicare Advantage 2015 Spotlight: Enrollment Market Update

June 30th, 2015 | Gretchen Jacobson, Anthony Damico, Tricia Neuman, and Marsha Gold Despite concerns that reductions in payments to Medicare Advantage plans enacted in the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) would lead to reductions in Medicare Advantage enrollment, the number and share of Medicare beneficiaries enrolling in Medicare Advantage plans has continued to…