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One-third of ACA exchanges will lack competition in 2017

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 23, 2016

More than a third of the Affordable Care Act's exchanges will have only one participating health insurer in 2017, significantly up from 4% reported this year, according to a recent analysis.

ACA waiver rules may scare away states

ACA waiver rules may scare away states

By Erica Teichert  |  August 08, 2016

The Treasury Department's and HHS' rules governing Section 1332 waiver approvals may dissuade states from applying for the program, according to a government watchdog report.

Could Trump loss spur ACA deal with Clinton?

Could Trump loss spur ACA deal with Clinton?

By Harris Meyer  |  August 06, 2016

With Donald Trump's presidential campaign faltering, Republican health policy experts are gaming out Plan B for working with a Hillary Clinton administration to achieve conservative healthcare goals.

Aetna may pull back from health exchanges

Aetna may pull back from health exchanges

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 02, 2016

Aetna announced Tuesday an about-face on plans to expand its presence on public healthcare exchanges. It is also re-evaluating its participation on 15 state exchanges. The announcement comes on the heels of the Justice Department's challenge to Aetna's $37 billion merger with Humana.

Editorial: Don't shed tears for health insurers

Editorial: Don't shed tears for health insurers

By Merrill Goozner  |  July 23, 2016

A superficial reading of the latest headlines about the health insurance industry suggests it is facing serious problems, but the steady drumbeat of bad news for insurers is showing up everywhere except in the finances of the major carriers.

Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year run

Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year run

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  July 16, 2016

Land of Lincoln Health, an Obamacare insurer launched three years ago to bring competition to the online exchange in Illinois, is liquidating amid big financial losses.

Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year run

Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year run

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  July 13, 2016

Land of Lincoln Health, an Obamacare insurer that launched three years ago to bring competition to the online exchange, is liquidating amid big financial losses.

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