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Business Booming for Health Insurers
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While publicly bemoaning the passage of the federal healthcare reform law, the nation’s largest insurance companies enjoyed another profitable year in 2010. Collectively, the five biggest health insurers—UnitedHealth Group, WellPoint, Aetna, Cigna and Humana—earned $11.7 billion in profits. This total represented a 17% increase over profits made in 2009.