Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.
The average monthly premium for an individual was $456, according to the survey, up 68% since 2014.
The Long Beach, California–based insurer also covers office visits, urgent care, and ER visits related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Healthcare stakeholders weigh in as hospitals resume operations and adjust to changing industry dynamics.
The ratings agency also changed the Providence-based health system's outlook to negative.
Though healthcare organizations have endured a global health crisis that has severely taxed their bottom lines, there are areas for growth coming out of the pandemic.
Healthcare financial leaders were unanimous in their expectation that they will face "a significant revenue decline" this year.
The statements come less than a week after Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota issued a letter about structural racism cosigned by nearly 30 CEOs.
The Dallas-based physician-owned company has been owned by Cerberus for a decade.
Nearly a quarter of healthcare markets are designated as the highest risk for market disruption due to the pandemic.
The Health Affairs study found that rural hospitals were outperformed by urban hospitals in median margin, median occupancy rate, and median change markup.