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Health Insurance

 

THE NATION'S HEALTHCARE DOLLAR: WHERE IT CAME FROM, 2013 (1)

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

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, 2005-2014

(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
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
2014 236.7 1.6 437.2 4.2 435.3 2.4 359.1 1.4 278.8 5.0
Percent change
2005-2014
  21.2%   32.5%   34.7%   24.9%   72.5%

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NATIONAL HEALTH EXPENDITURES, AVERAGE ANNUAL PERCENT GROWTH FROM PRIOR YEAR, 1993-2017

(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, 2014

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 UnitedHealth Group Inc. $54,968,422 10.3%
2 Anthem Inc. (2) 52,217,860 9.8
3 Humana Inc. 45,598,914 8.6
4 HealthCare Service Corp. 28,740,192 5.4
5 Aetna Inc. 23,099,513 4.3
6 Centene Corp. 13,530,755 2.5
7 Independence Health Group Inc. 12,249,432 2.3
8 Highmark Insurance Group 11,765,600 2.2
9 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. 11,173,259 2.1
10 WellCare Health Plans Inc. 11,161,715 2.1

(1) Based on health insurer annual statement data. Excludes health insurance data from the property/casualty and life/health annual statements. Excludes territories.
(2) WellPoint Inc. which was ranked first in 2013 was renamed Anthem Inc. in December 2014.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

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