Health Insurance

Health Insurance

 

THE NATION'S HEALTHCARE DOLLAR: WHERE IT CAME FROM, 2012

(1) Sum of components does not add to 100 percent due to rounding.
(2) Includes co-payments, deductibles, and any amounts not covered by health insurance.
(3) Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and Children's Health Insurance Program.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group.

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CONSUMER PRICE INDICES FOR INSURANCE AND RELATED ITEMS AND ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE, 2004-2013

(Base: 1982-84=100)

  Cost of living
(all items)
Motor vehicle insurance Medical care items Physicians' services Hospital services (1)
Year Index Percent change Index Percent change Index Percent change Index Percent change Index Percent change
2004 188.9 2.7% 323.2 2.8% 310.1 4.4% 278.3 4.0% 153.4 6.0%
2005 195.3 3.4 329.9 2.1 323.2 4.2 287.5 3.3 161.6 5.3
2006 201.6 3.2 331.8 0.6 336.2 4.0 291.9 1.5 172.1 6.5
2007 207.3 2.8 333.1 0.4 351.1 4.4 303.2 3.9 183.6 6.7
2008 215.3 3.8 341.5 2.5 364.1 3.7 311.3 2.7 197.2 7.4
2009 214.5 -0.4 357.0 4.5 375.6 3.2 320.8 3.0 210.7 6.9
2010 218.1 1.6 375.2 5.1 388.4 3.4 331.3 3.3 227.2 7.8
2011 224.9 3.2 388.7 3.6 400.3 3.0 340.3 2.7 241.2 6.2
2012 229.6 2.1 402.5 3.6 414.9 3.7 347.3 2.1 253.6 5.1
2013 233.0 1.5 419.4 4.2 425.1 2.5 354.2 2.0 265.4 4.7
Percent change
2004-2013
  23.3%   29.8%   37.1%   27.3%   73.0%

 

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NATIONAL HEALTH EXPENDITURES, AVERAGE ANNUAL PERCENT GROWTH FROM PRIOR YEAR, 1993-2022

(1) Average annual growth from 1970 through 1993; marks the beginning of the shift to managed care.
(2) Projected.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary.

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TOP TEN HEALTH INSURANCE GROUPS BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013 (1)

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written Market share
1 WellPoint Inc. $51,356,097 11.2%
2 UnitedHealth Group Inc. 51,269,926 11.2
3 Health Care Service Corporation 23,682,045 5.2
4 Aetna Inc. 20,628,578 4.5
5 Humana Inc. 17,836,173 3.9
6 Highmark Insurance Group 11,600,299 2.5
7 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. 10,597,597 2.3
8 Independence Blue Cross 10,370,198 2.3
9 EmblemHealth Inc. 9,953,798 2.2
10 Centene Corp. 9,928,499 2.2

(1) Based on health insurer annual statement data. Excludes health insurance data from the property/casualty and life/health annual statements. Excludes territories.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

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