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Expectations high for health insurers’ Q3 results, thanks to ACA
Modern Healthcare

Upcoming third-quarter earnings reports for many of the nation’s publicly traded health insurers will offer a further glimpse into how many patients are seeing providers and how the new public exchanges are affecting business strategies. Financially, expect higher earnings for the group, analysts say.

UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurance company, was the first to post quarterly results. Its profit and revenue were both up year over year as the insurer said “medical utilization remained restrained.”