What percentage of health care costs go to insurance companies?

Answer According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, private insurance costs made up 3.9 percent of health care costs in 2008 and 3.6 percent in 2009. If you remove costs for nursing homes,... Read More »

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What impact will the health care bill being signed into law on Tuesday have on insurance companies?

The insurance companies won't be able to set their own rates. Also, certain insurance companies are being approved or disapproved by the government. I believe the insurance company that insures Ame... Read More »

How do government sponsored programs for special age groups populations children mental health impact health care costs?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

In NY if you have health insurance and have colon cancer but want to switch insurance companies for better coverage does the other insurance company have to take you?

Answer I sure would check before I made the switch. You could be getting into that pesky, ''pre exsisting condition'' thing.......Ask the new carrier first before you switch, (I'd get it in writing... Read More »

If you don't have PIP on your auto insurance and you are at fault will your health insurance cover your medical costs?

Answer Yes, if you provide them with proof of non coverage.