Aetna pulls back on Obamacare health insurance plans in 2017

August 16, 2016 10:21 AM

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Aetna pulls back on Obamacare health insurance plans in 2017

Aetna, which earlier this year said it was too soon to give up on the exchanges despite its challenges, this month signaled it was reconsidering. On Aug. 2, the company said it would not expand in 2017 and would review all its individual business.

Many insurers last year had said they expected to profit on the exchanges, but now say more exchange rules must be changed for it to be sustainable. Only about 11 million people have signed up through the exchanges, about half as many as expected.

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