Health Insurance Profits

The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Insurance Is Costing More

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Nina Bernstein, health care reporter for The New York Times, discusses her reporting on how the largest health insurers in the country have been calculating the price of care based on Medicare rates - a calculation which pushes prices up.

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When it Doesn't Pay to Stay on Your Parents' Health Plan

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Private health plans got at least 600,000 new customers in the past year: under-26-year olds suddenly allowed back on their parents’ plan. If a goal of reform was to expand coverage, then by that estimate, it’s a partial success. We’ve improved access to the product. Has the product improved?