Health Insurance

Health Insurance

 

The Nation's Healthcare Dollar: Where It Came From, 2015 (1)

 

 

Consumer Price Indices For Insurance And Related Items And Annual Rates Of Change, 2007-2016

(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
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
2014 236.7 1.6 437.2 4.2 435.3 2.4 359.1 1.4 278.8 5.0
2015 237.0 0.1 460.6 5.4 446.8 2.6 366.1 1.9 290.1 4.1
2016 240.0 1.3 489.1 6.2 463.7 3.8 378.1 3.3 303.3 4.5
Percent change
2007-2016
  15.8%   46.8%   32.1%   24.7%   65.2%

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National Health Expenditures, Average Annual Percent Growth From Prior Year, 1993-2019

(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 10 Health Insurance Groups By Direct Premiums Written, 2015

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 UnitedHealth Group Inc. $67,486,464 11.4%
2 Anthem Inc. 54,715,501 9.2
3 Humana Inc. 51,405,175 8.7
4 HealthCare Service Corp. 32,644,621 5.5
5 Aetna Inc. 24,417,307 4.1
6 Centene Corp. 20,261,187 3.4
7 Independence Health Group Inc. 14,291,608 2.4
8 WellCare Health Plans Inc. 12,229,584 2.1
9 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. 11,934,022 2.0
10 Molina Healthcare Inc. 11,918,163 2.0

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

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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