Insuring Health or Ensuring Profit?: A Snapshot of the Health Insurance Industry in the United States

The private health insurance industry is reaping record financial gains while people throughout the U.S. are struggling to meet their health care needs. This report takes a look at recent financial trends in our country’s health insurance industry, with information on national insurance companies and insurers in 26 states. The report recommends greater public oversight of insurers and the creation of a public alternative to private insurance.