Risky business for health insurers

The Supreme Court’s decision to overrule the government’s risk equalisation scheme for health insurance has led to a mixed response from the main market players.

13th September, 2008

The Supreme Court’s decision to overrule the government’s risk equalisation scheme for health insurance has led to a mixed response from the main market players.

Health insurers are awaiting guidance from the government to see if risk equalisation is likely to reappear in a different guise. For consumers, this could mean more changes in the health insurance market.

In July, the Supreme Court ruled that the government’s risk equalisation scheme for...

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