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ACA Magnifying Glass According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, “results from mid-2018 suggest that despite significant challenges, the individual market remains stable and insurers are generally profitable.” (Photo: Getty)

Insurers are once again returning to profitability, doing better in the first half of this year than during the whole span of the Affordable Care Act.

So says a Kaiser Family Foundation study brief, which finds insurers hitting profitability levels they haven’t seen since before the ACA was passed. But before anyone does a happy dance, bear in mind that KFF also said that the Trump administration’s recent actions “cloud expectations for the future.”

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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