Aetna changes add consumer pain, regulator pressure

August 16, 2016 9:45 PM

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Aetna's decision to leave the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 11 states follows dozens of similar decisions by large and small insurers across the country, moves that dramatically reduced competition in some states and contributed to increased premiums.

Such a move was inevitable now that insurers have to compete on price instead of which company can attract the healthiest customers, health care experts say.

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