Meet the Health Insurance Companies
Health insurance is big business. The company that provides your insurance may be a subsidiary of one of the mega-insurers that dominates health care today. Select the company names below to learn more about the country’s health insurance giants.
Also, see a chart of the total compensation packages of the CEOs of these health insurance companies.
Fifty-eight percent of primary care doctors in the U.S. report their patients often have difficulty paying for medications and care, and half of U.S. doctors spend substantial time dealing with restrictions insurance companies place on their patientsí care, according to the 2009 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.
Families saw their premiums for job-based health insurance rise to an average of $13,375 annually in 2009, with workers paying an average share of $3,515 and employers paying $9,860.