Despite Confusion And Chaos, 2017 Was First Year Insurers ‘Got Their Head Above Water’ With Health Law
Sharp premium spikes helped those insurers still in the marketplace actually make money on individual plans.
Obamacare Insurers Just Had Their Best Year Ever — Despite Trump
Obamacare is no longer busting the bank for insurers. After three years of financial bloodletting under the law — and despite constant repeal threats and efforts by the Trump administration to dismantle it — many of the remaining insurers made money on individual health plans for the first time last year, according to a POLITICO analysis of financial filings for 29 regional Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, often the dominant player in their markets. (Demko, 3/17)