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UnitedHealthcare

Aetna is leaving these exchanges

Your carrier’s leaving the exchange. What now?

August 24, 2016 – If your carrier is exiting the exchange – or the entire individual market – you'll need to shop around for a new plan during open… Read more

Aetna is closed for business.

Aetna or no Aetna, the exchanges need help

August 17, 2016 – The below four strategies could help financially stabilize ACA marketplaces and to improve the human experience of those receiving coverage… Read more

Not so phantom menace.

The Insurance Empire Strikes Back

August 2, 2016 – What the insurers are implying here is that if the Obamacare marketplace doesn't "stabilize" to their satisfaction (even though the… Read more

Congress thinks they rule Obama.

Seriously: Is the Public Option really an option?

July 12, 2016 – The Public Option doesn’t have a snowball’s chance of being enacted, even at the state level, as long as the insurance industry and its… Read more

NBC News.

Small-screen coverage misses big picture

February 25, 2014 – One recent nationally televised news report offers a perfect illustration of media coverage that is giving viewers at best an incomplete… Read more

The elephant in the room

October 17, 2013 – "People like (Marsha) Blackburn are far more interested in making sure that the powerful special interests – the ones who have easy… Read more

No shortage of insurance ‘flavors’ ahead

May 7, 2013 – Industry insider Wendell Potter says consumers shouldn't fall for headlines predicting that insurance carriers will offer few plan options… Read more