Membership Growth

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Medicare Advantage insurers enrolled 15M members

Despite conservative growth strategies, pricing concerns, reductions in service areas and the loss of 25 Medicare Advantage plans, the remaining 260 insurers saw enrollment growth of more than 9 percent year-over-year, according to an analysis by Mark Farrah Associates.

Humana to boost membership, efficiency of Medicare Advantage plans

Despite concerns that the federal government will reduce payments for Medicare Advantage plans, Humana isn't changing its strategy to expand its private Medicare business.

Personal health records help insurers retain members

When insurers offer personal health records (PHR) as part of a health plan, they are more likely to retain their members.

UnitedHealth increases earnings, revenue, enrollment

UnitedHealth posted very positive first quarter results as its net income, revenue and enrollment all increased, compared to this time last year. The company on Thursday said that its first-quarter

Cigna's 3Q profits dive, but rise for Humana

Some discontinued businesses led to a 35 percent dive for Cigna's third quarter profits while income from its main segments grew. The health insurer's net income fell to $200 million from $307

Cigna spends $110M to launch into travel insurance

Adding a new product line and expanding its international business, Cigna has agreed to buy travel insurance provider FirstAssist Insurance Services. FirstAssist has almost 3 million customers in

Cigna, Humana boost Q2 profits with strong membership growth

Strong membership growth and low healthcare utilization helped Cigna (NYSE: CI) and Humana (NYSE: HUM) both post better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter. Cigna, which reported a 39

UnitedHealth boosts revenue, membership in Q2

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) continues its recent string of successful quarters, posting a 13 percent increase in net income and an 8 percent increase in revenue, while also adding members to its

Aetna, WellPoint Q1 earnings rise

Aetna (NYSE: AET) and WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) continued the trend of health insurers reporting better-than-expected earnings and raising their 2011 profit forecasts. First quarter earnings rose 4

UnitedHealth Q1 earnings jump 13 percent

UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE: UNH) first-quarter earnings rose 13 percent, far surpassing estimates and setting a positive tone for the insurer as patients' ongoing moderate use of healthcare services