Mark Farrah Associates Assessed Health Insurance Segment Profitability

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MCMURRAY, Pa.--()--Mark Farrah Associates (MFA),, examined trends in membership, claims incurred PMPM (per member per month), adjusted premium PMPM, and MLR (Medical Loss Ratio) for the Individual and Small Group comprehensive segment leaders. Based on an analysis of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Supplemental Health Care Exhibit (SHCE), MFA analyzed the profitability of both health insurance segments in 2019.

  • Profitability in the Individual segment showed an aggregate underwriting gain of $4.2 billion, with approximately 67.6% of plans reporting underwriting gains in 2019.
  • Small Group segment continued to experience profitability growth in 2019, marking four years of increasing underwriting gains.
  • Declines in individual and group health insurance enrollment continued in 2019.

To read the FREE full text of "A Brief Analysis of Profitability Trends for the 2019 Individual and Small Group Health Insurance Markets", visit the Analysis Briefs library on Mark Farrah Associates' website.

About Mark Farrah Associates (MFA)

Mark Farrah Associates (MFA) is a leading data aggregator and publisher providing health plan market data and analysis tools for the healthcare industry. Our product portfolio includes Health Coverage Portal™, County Health Coverage™, 5500 Employer Health Plus, Medicare Business Online™, Medicare Benefits Analyzer™, and Health Plans USA™. For more information about these products, refer to the informational videos and brochures available under the Our Products section of the website or call 724-338-4100. MFA will continue to monitor enrollment changes and competitive shifts across all healthcare segments.


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