Health insurance premium increases tied to insurer’s market share

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September 7, 2015 by Tony Novak

An article published 8/11/2015 in the Journal of Technology Science ties health insurance premium rate increases with the company’s market share. The dominant market share company in the state insurance exchange had a 75% higher rate increase than smaller market share companies in the 2014-2015 period studied. While this finding is significant, the paper is not conclusive in the reason for this difference.

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