Efforts to use narrow provider networks and other strategies are helping the insurers hold down costs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The big U.S. health insurers that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings rates continue to look fine, in spite of all the commotion in Washington surrounding efforts to change the Affordable Care Act.

Rating analysts at S&P gave that assessment today in New York, at a health care sector conference aimed at attendees from the kinds of companies that might lend money to health care companies, buy their stock, or offer reinsurance. S&P’s views on an industry sector or company can affect how much a company pays for finance, and whether the company can get financing.

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