Health Insurers Told To Post Premium Justifications

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 4:05 PM EST) -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday called on the five largest U.S. health insurers to post publicly their justification for any premium increases in the individual or small group market, as the White House intensifies its push to finish health care reform.

Sebelius sent a letter to the chief executives of UnitedHealth Group Inc., WellPoint Inc., Aetna Inc., Health Care Service Corp. and Cigna HealthCare Inc., reiterating a request made last Thursday at a White House meeting that health insurers...
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