Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're reading

At The Plexus Groupe, we're dedicated to staying on top of all major developments in the insurance field. Moreover, we're dedicated to continuous learning. With these ideas in mind, here are five insurance-related stories we're checking out as the work week begins:

-- Here's a lengthy, detailed analysis on the Affordable Care Act's impact on the health insurance market.

-- Health insurance costs in Alaska are soaring.

-- An interesting trend story on whether a wider range of firms could be looking to implement self-funded insurance plans.

-- A state-by-state, county-by-county look at those who lack health insurance in the United States.

-- How one major insurer isn't afraid to sue in civil court when it alleges insurance fraud.