How Health Insurance Companies Make Profit. A health insurance company gathers the premiums it collects from thousands of customers into a pool. According to statistics provided by the alliance for advancing nonprofit health care, more than 60% of the health insurance providers in america with at least 100,000 subscribers are nonprofit organizations.
Their primary motivation was not to charge patients more, but to gain access to the stock market to raise some quick cash to erase deficits. They also deliver a higher return for investors than cellphone companies, beer companies, mortgage companies, life insurance companies, tv broadcasters, drug store companies or grocery stores. Cnn/kcal/kcbs, jessica jones/department of defense/wfff)