Q2 Insurer Performance

Most, but not all, healthcare insurers saw rising profits in Q2. Leading the pack was Molina with a 34% increase over 2021 Q2 results. UnitedHealth Group’s profits rose 19% for the same period. In United Health’s July 15, 2022 earnings announcement the Company said, “Growth in the second quarter was balanced across the company’s businesses, … Continued

Hospital Price Transparency Update: Colorado House Bill 22-1285

A new Colorado legislative enactment prohibits hospitals that are not in “material” compliance with the price transparency laws[1] from pursuing a “collection action” from a patient or guarantor. Compliance is determined as of the date the services or items[2] are provided to the patient. Collection actions include (i) referral to a collection agency, (ii) commencement … Continued