Graph of the Day for December 21, 2009

Randall Hoven
"So when you're talking to seniors out there, tell them, number one, nobody is talking about cutting their benefits.  Talk to them about the fact that, by the way, Medicare is already a government program -- (laughter and applause) -- so when people say, ‘Keep government out of our health care,' make sure they know that Medicare is a government program."

President Obama.

 Data source:  American Medical Association.


Hoven's Index for December 21, 2009


Median number of days to pay health insurance claim (first remittance reponse time) in 2009:

Medicare:  14.

Aetna:  12.

Cigna: 12.

Humana:  9.

UHC:  9.

Anthem:  8.

Coventry:  4.


Source:  American Medical Association.


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"So when you're talking to seniors out there, tell them, number one, nobody is talking about cutting their benefits.  Talk to them about the fact that, by the way, Medicare is already a government program -- (laughter and applause) -- so when people say, ‘Keep government out of our health care,' make sure they know that Medicare is a government program."

President Obama.

 Data source:  American Medical Association.


Hoven's Index for December 21, 2009


Median number of days to pay health insurance claim (first remittance reponse time) in 2009:

Medicare:  14.

Aetna:  12.

Cigna: 12.

Humana:  9.

UHC:  9.

Anthem:  8.

Coventry:  4.


Source:  American Medical Association.


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