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White House wants to give insurers more time to file 2018 rates

White House wants to give insurers more time to file 2018 rates

By Virgil Dickson  |  February 21, 2017

The Trump administration wants to give insurers more than a month's extension on filing rates for 2018. Insurers have said there's too much uncertainty without a replacement for the Affordable Care Act for them to decide whether to stay in the exchanges created by the healthcare reform law.

Humana will exit ACA exchanges in 2018

Humana will exit ACA exchanges in 2018

By Shelby Livingston  |  February 14, 2017

Just hours after calling off its billion-dollar merger with Aetna, Humana announced it will no longer sell health coverage on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges starting in 2018.

Aetna's expensive breakup with Humana

Aetna's expensive breakup with Humana

By Shelby Livingston  |  February 14, 2017

After a year and a half-long engagement, Aetna and Humana are finally breaking up. For Aetna, it's going to be expensive.

Why high-risk pools won't crack the pre-existing condition dilemma

Why high-risk pools won't crack the pre-existing condition dilemma

By Harris Meyer  |  February 13, 2017

GOP leaders think state high-risk pools could replace the ACA mandate that insurers cover consumers regardless of pre-existing medical conditions, citing a model in Wisconsin. But an official there recently told a House panel that high-risk pools are not a solution for every state.

12.2 Million Sign Up for 'Obamacare' during latest enrollment

By Associated Press  |  February 10, 2017

More than 12.2 million people have signed up for coverage nationwide this year under the Obama-era health care law even with the uncertainty created by President Donald Trump's vow to repeal and replace it.

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