There’s a simple fix for Obamacare’s current woes: The public option
This week, Aetna announced it would stop selling insurance plans in all but four Obamacare exchanges, the state-run markets set up under the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Aetna, which now covers more than 800,000 people in 15 exchanges, said it had been hemorrhaging money on the plans.
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It’s time: Hillary Clinton must push to make the public option a reality
In a move that will almost certainly help cement the public’s view that health insurance company executives are greedy, amoral ogres, Aetna announced this week that it is pulling out of multiple Obamacare exchanges, forcing nearly a million customers across 11 states to find new insurance in markets where their options will have been greatly reduced.