Wall Street Is Optimistic About Health Insurers’ Fortunes in 2021

Equities analysts are bullish on the health insurance industry in 2021, despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Wall Street also expects more mergers and acquisitions will take place in 2021 than the previous year, particularly vertical deals and national carriers buying up regional health plans. However, analysts also emphasized that the uncertainty of care utilization patterns tied the pandemic continues to inject risk into their projections.

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Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson

Peter has been a reporter for nearly a decade. Before joining AIS Health, Peter covered a wide variety of topics in his hometown of Seattle, where he continues to live. Peter’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic and The Stranger. Peter attended Colby College.

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