Insurance CEOs are getting paid more in wake of health care reform

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Insurance executives may be the ones benefiting most from the Affordable Care Act Chief executive officers from some of the largest health insurance companies in the U.S. have seen their pay skyrocket recently. The steep increase in pay CEOs have been seeing is, somewhat ironically, due to the Affordable Care Act. This is ironic because the insurance companies benefiting from this trend have actually been quite outspoken with their opposition of the federal health care reform law. This issue may go a long way in highlighting just how important political…

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Aetna predicts major rate increases in 2014

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Aetna CEO forecasts future of rates for health insurance consumers Health insurance continues to be a hot topic in the U.S., especially as 2014 approaches bearing the full weight of the Affordable Care Act. Last week, Aetna, the third largest health insurance provider in the U.S., held its annual investor conference in New York. During the conference, Aetna executives provided a wealth of information to the company’s investors concerning the insurance providers future plans and how it will adapt to the changing insurance landscape. Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini offered a…

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Aetna makes a statement in the industry

At this year’s Health 2.0 event, Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, gave a very positive outlook for the future of health insurance in his company as a result of the current and upcoming changes to the healthcare system in the United States. The reason is that the insurer has reinvented itself by providing a unique healthtech startup company exit opportunity after having made more than $1.5 billion in acquisitions in 2011. Those acquired companies are playing an important role in assisting healthcare organizations to make their first steps into…

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Health insurer for reform

With the insurance industry in the U.S. undergoing significant changes, customers are finding it hard to keep up with companies trying to adapt to an evolving playing field. The health care reform law, The Affordable Care Act, was passed only last year and has had sweeping implications on how the industry is to operate. Health care reform has attracted its share of supporters and opponents, but a chief executive of one of the nation’s largest insurers says that the changes coming from the Act are for the greater good. Aetna,…

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