Health Insurance Marketplace News
Complimentary from Health Policy Publishing, LLC                                            February, 2017  
 
DarwinCare
Quote
  We are again seeing signs of an unbalanced risk pool based on the results of the 2017 open enrollment period. Therefore weve decided we cant continue to offer this coverage in 2018. Were really feeling that this organization needs to stay focused on what we do well, and I think what we do well is serving chronic conditions. I think its going to be hard for us to get back into that marketplace.
 
 
-Bruce Broussard, CEO, Humana

 
Factoid
 

According to data from ACASignups.net sign-ups on the 12 exchanges operated by states and the District of Columbia will increase by at least 2% compared with last year. However the federal HealthCare.gov marketplace, had about 4% fewer sign-ups, as of the close of open enrollment Jan. 31. Total sign-ups on HealthCare.gov were at 9.2 million, around 400,000 fewer than last year.

Excerpted from: CNBC, February, 2017

 
Public Exchanges News
  Insurance giant Humana plans to leave marketplaces in 2018
LA Times, February 14, 2017
 
 
  How has Obamacare impacted state health care marketplaces?
Brookings, February 9, 2017
  
 
  Places where Obamacare enrollment actually has gone UP this year
CNBC, February 7, 2017
 
 
  Cigna to Review Participation in Affordable Care Act Exchanges
The Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2017
  
 
  The 2017 Health Insurance Exchanges: Major Decrease in Competition & Choice
The Heritage Foundation, January 30, 2017
 
 
  Uncertain Future for Affordable Care Act Leads Insurers to Rethink Participation
Urban Institute, January 24, 2017
 
 
 
Private Exchanges News
Clarity Benefit Solutions Discusses Personalization through Private Exchange
Yahoo Finance, February 11, 2017
 
 
 
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