ACA Hasn't Impacted Insurers' Overhead Spending

Despite claims by the Obama administration that the Affordable Care Act will reduce health insurance companies' spending on overhead, insurers' financial filings show the law had no impact.

Despite claims by the Obama administration that the Affordable Care Act will reduce health insurance companies’ spending on overhead, thereby channeling a greater share of consumers’ premium dollars into actual patient care, insurers’ financial filings show the law had no impact on the percentage of insurer expenditures on such things as administration, marketing and profits.

Wednesday

That’s the chief finding of a team of researchers, including 2 prominent physicians on the faculties of the City University of New York’s School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School, in an article published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Health Services.

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