Two key U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they are inclined to uphold the bulk of the Affordable Care Act as the court weighed the fate of a landmark law that provides health-insurance to 20 million people. Original Article Posted at : https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/kavanaugh-roberts-signal-inclination-to-keep-obamacare-alive

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Between June and August, the CDC says, COVID-19 was most prevalent in people between the ages of 20 and 29. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week provided new data on the spread of COVID-19 that diverges sharply from past reports and is something health and workers  compensation insurance providers will want to…

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For the second-quarter of 2020, the medical benefit claims ratio reported by CVS-owned health insurer Aetna dropped even further below levels where its Vitality Re series of health insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions could be triggered. This is despite the impacts of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, which might have been thought a caused of elevated health…

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Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the medical benefit claims ratio reported by insurer Aetna for the first-quarter of 2020 has remained well-below the levels where its Vitality Re series of health insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions could be triggered, we can report. As we’d explained previously, the Vitality Re health insurance ILS transactions,…

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The secondary market prices for the Vitality Re series of health insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions have all been discounted on the potential for the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic to drive an elevated level of medical benefit claims through to insurer and sponsor Aetna. As we explained more than a week ago, the Vitality Re health…

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The Vitality Re series of health insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions, which provide reinsurance protection to health insurer Aetna, are exposed to potential triggering by the coronavirus pandemic should it result in “severe morbidity stress”, rating agency S&P has said. The Vitality Re series of health ILS transactions are a way for Aetna to transfer peak…

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