Insurers that offer Medicare Advantage plans reaped big rewards in February 2011 after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a memo saying it was rethinking a move to ratchet up audits.
The health insurance industry's latest overhaul to shift away from paying for volume to paying for value may be behind Aetna's rumored deal to acquire either Cigna or Humana.
Stocks in health insurance companies hit all-time highs this week amid news that the firms added millions of customers thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
After stock price gains earlier this month, health insurers saw shares dip, partly due to disappointing earnings reports, Barron's reported.
Healthcare company stocks enjoyed mild gains in the wake of the recent fiscal cliff settlement, reported the Associated Press.
After President Obama's ultimate victory on Nov. 6,hospital stocks enjoyed a significant bounce, Nashville Public Radio reported.
The performance of hospital stocks seems to be closely tied to President Barack Obama's chances at reelection.
Health insurance companies' stocks initially dove after the Supreme Court ruled the reform law constitutional and then rebounded shortly thereafter.