Tag: Insurer Profits

Second Quarter Earnings Bring Profits for Insurers, But Delta Variant Signals Uncertainty

In the second quarter of 2020 insurers made significant profits in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, insurers are struggling to balance the increased demand from deferred care and the costs associated with COVID-19 as the delta variant surges across the country. CHIR’s Megan Houston reviewed findings from the second quarter earnings reports to see what executives were telling investors about their predictions.

Are the Good Times Over for Health Insurers?

Insurer’s fourth quarter earnings showed a decline in profits after the surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations at the end of the year. CHIR’s Megan Houston considers how the pandemic has impacted health plans and how this fits into overall trends from the past year.

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