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If UnitedHealthcare follows through on its threat to quit the health insurance marketplaces in 2017, more than 1 million consumers would be left with a single health plan option, forecasted an analysis released Monday. Read more» 1

I’ve often said that the Affordable Care Act is the end of the beginning of reform. Starting tomorrow, October 1, 2014, that law will signify the beginning of the end of the health insurance industry as we know it. Read more»

Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) protests the proposed cuts to Medicare in the GOP budget plan.

The big five health insurance companies have begun reporting their third quarter 2012 earnings and so far, they are pleasing their shareholders with profits that are better than Wall Street expected, in large part because they are doing especially well in one key area: Medicare. Read more»

Pay no attention to GOP governors and House leaders; insurance firms need new customers. Read more»

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney made misleading statements about the federal health care law in an effort to highlight how it differs from the overhaul he signed into law as governor of Massachusetts. Read more»

A protest sign during a 2009 demonstration at UnitedHealth's offices in San Francisco.

For several years now, insurance companies have been 'purging' small business accounts they no longer consider profitable enough or that their underwriters believe pose too much risk. Read more»

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius unveiled regulations requiring insurers to spend 80 to 85 percent of premiums collected on medical care Read more»