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Large health insurers in the United States are processing claims faster, more accurately and with better explanation, according to the American Medical Association. 
Not only that, insurers are denying fewer claims than they have in the past. 

Large health insurers in the United States are processing claims faster, more accurately and with better explanation, according to the American Medical Association. 

Not only that, insurers are denying fewer claims than they have in the past. 


Realizing that they need to be more consumer-oriented, health insurers are opening retail stores and establishing kiosks in public settings.

Realizing that they need to be more consumer-oriented, health insurers are opening retail stores and establishing kiosks in public settings.

The number of health insurance retail stores will increase as health insurers scramble to reinvent themselves.

The number of health insurance retail stores will increase as health insurers scramble to reinvent themselves.

Urgent Care Centers luring insurers. As insurers seek ways to control the price point at the entry level of the healthcare system,  health plans such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Pittsburgh are turning to developing urgent care center networks, according to HealthLeaders Media.

Urgent Care Centers luring insurers. As insurers seek ways to control the price point at the entry level of the healthcare system,  health plans such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Pittsburgh are turning to developing urgent care center networks, according to HealthLeaders Media.

Health Insurers are increasingly positioning themselves as a health solutions or health services company that engages customers to a greater extent in their health and well-being.
Knowledge Source’s Health Insurers Market Overview 2012 profiles more than 20 of the leading health insurers and identifies the strategies and activities they are taking to succeed in the evolving market.

Health Insurers are increasingly positioning themselves as a health solutions or health services company that engages customers to a greater extent in their health and well-being.

Knowledge Source’s Health Insurers Market Overview 2012 profiles more than 20 of the leading health insurers and identifies the strategies and activities they are taking to succeed in the evolving market.

Aetna vs. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Aetna sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the state’s biggest health insurer, saying it uses an anticompetitive scheme that forces rival insurers to pay more for hospital services.

Aetna vs. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Aetna sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the state’s biggest health insurer, saying it uses an anticompetitive scheme that forces rival insurers to pay more for hospital services.

Low utilization adds to insurers’ profits

Americans’ use of medical services has not yet rebounded during the weak economy, health insurers say, in a trend that keeps the companies’ costs down and could bolster their profits further this year. Read here