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Profit In The Health Insurance Industry

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I agree with the statement that you have made. A problem with how health insurance provider set up is the focus on payment weather to providers or the company itself. In my instances the changes to each process weren’t geared to providing better services to patients but more financial gain. “The five largest health insurance companies – WellPoint, United Health, Aetna, Humana, and Cigna - … earned over $3.3 billion in profits [between April and June 2011].” Shah goes on to contend that “Profit in the health insurance industry is the single greatest barrier to building an efficient, sustainable system of healthcare in this country” (Ubel,
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