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7. A profile of the biggest, publicly traded insurers in America

Millions of Americans feel confused and frustrated in their search for quality healthcare coverage.

Between out-of-control costs, countless inefficiencies, a lack of affordable universal access, and little focus on wellness and prevention, the system is clearly in dire need of change.

Hosted by healthcare policy and technology expert Marc S. Ryan, the Healthcare Labyrinth Podcast offers accessible, incisive deep dives on the most pressing issues and events in American healthcare.

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Marc is an unconventional Republican who believes that affordable universal access is a wise and prudent investment. He recommends common-sense solutions to reform American healthcare.

Tune in every week as Marc examines the latest developments in the space, offering analysis, insights, and predictions on the changing state of healthcare in America.

On this episode of the Healthcare Labyrinth Podcast, Marc covers the strategies of major health insurers.

Marc talks about the seven largest insurers owned by for-profit, publicly traded companies within the US.

Listen in to learn the latest news on major insurers, the strategies they use to maintain growth, and which M&A deals impacted their strategies.

Key Takeaways  

The seven largest insurers cover approximately 60% of the US population 

Some insurers with Medicaid enrollments have suffered losses due to eligibility redeterminations 

Optum Rx serves United Healthcare and many other insurers across the US

Optum has been focused on acquiring physicians groups to integrate into their system

Elevance Health holds aspirations to build a services unit in Carelon

Centene moved its pharmacy business from CVS Health to Cigna’s ESI PBM

Cigna may sell off its Medicare Advantage membership

Humana carved a niche in the government programs space

Molina is coming out of its financial slump

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