A rating agency says U.S. health insurers should do fine in the coming year.

Analysts at Fitch Ratings have increased their rating outlook for the health insurers the firm rates to stable, from negative.

The analysts now expect group plan enrollment to grow about has quickly as U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), and they expect operating profit margins to continue to average about 7 percent to 8 percent of revenue.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.