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Mark Farrah Associates Assessed Individual Health Insurance Enrollment Trends

Mark Farrah Associates Assessed Individual Health Insurance Enrollment Trends

The individual market has seen numerous changes in the last fifteen years. Enrollment in individual medical plans, both on and off the exchange, totaled approximately 19.5 million as of March 31, 2023, nearing the height of the market in early 2015, according to financial statements filed by insurers, and with estimates by Mark Farrah Associates ( MFA). In the latest brief, MFA provides insights into enrollment and financial trends for the individual health insurance segment.

Key highlights include:

  • The individual segment has been profitable, overall, for health plans since 2017, however, premium growth has, once again, been outpaced by medical

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Lawmakers seek to resolve teacher shortages via pay raises and health insurance benefits

Lawmakers seek to resolve teacher shortages via pay raises and health insurance benefits

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#RedForEd marchers as they moved toward the Capitol in April 2018 as part of a protest over low teacher pay. Photo by Jesse Stawnyczy | Cronkite News

Lawmakers are hoping to convince teachers to stay in Arizona with a $10,000 pay raise, but the proposal comes with caveats that opponents say renders it purely performative.

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Schools in the Grand Canyon State are well into their seventh year of operating under a teacher shortage. As many as 2,890 positions are vacant and more than 1,800 teachers have called it quits since January. Rep. Matt Gress, who ran

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Floridians don’t care about D or R. They want to see a doctor

Floridians don’t care about D or R. They want to see a doctor

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The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was passed in 2010. It's more popular than ever in Florida.

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was passed in 2010. It’s more popular than ever in Florida.

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A record-breaking number of Floridians signed up this year for health insurance through Obamacare. That’s the program, in case you’ve forgotten, that Republicans spent years trying to get rid of and once called “the most dangerous piece of legislation ever passed.”

More than 3.2 million residents of the Sunshine State (20% of the

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KFF says medical health insurance prices are anticipated to rise subsequent yr

KFF says medical health insurance prices are anticipated to rise subsequent yr

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Inflation is inflicting costs throughout the board to soar and the newest may very well be healthcare insurance coverage.

The Kaiser Household Basis reviewed medical health insurance firms’ early fee filings for subsequent yr and the numbers are up.

Krutika Amin with the non-profit group says out of the 72 firms they reviewed throughout 13 states and Washington DC, the median premium enhance was a ten% hike.

She says there are just a few causes for this. For instance, folks delay physician visits in the course of the pandemic, however now they are going again. That

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