News and Press | March 30, 2020

New York Times Article on Coronavirus and Health Insurance

Segal's Ed Kaplan was included in an in-depth article in The New York Times examining the predicted effect of the coronavirus on health insurance premiums. 

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What you'll find in this article

The article discusses how the pandemic has caught insurers and health plans unawares, which could lead to a huge increase in premiums next year. Some of the factors that will determine the fate of premiums include the scope of the pandemic in America, how much it costs to treat COVID-19 patients, and how much financial relief the government will provide.

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