Sadly for patients,Obamacare still sux. https://t.co/xzau32Bpku— Kris Held,MD (@kksheld) August 9, 2016
...And politics is certainly at work in this instance. President Obama promised the country that his health care legislation would increase competition and lower health insurance premiums. Now that just the opposite is happening, his administration is trying to limit the fallout and appear to be fighting for the consumer. But blocking the mergers will likely hurt consumers and competition.
Health insures are fleeing the Obamacare exchanges because of financial losses. A recent McKinsey & Co. survey found that health insurers selling in the individual market—where individuals buy their own coverage, usually through Obamacare exchanges—lost $2.7 billion in 2014. Those loses only compounded in 2015....
ObamaCare Is 💯 Failing Exactly The Way Critics Said It Would➡️https://t.co/b4sbT4i2yk— CAGOP (@CAGOP) August 9, 2016
Blue Cross of Alabama proposes rate hike of nearly 40 percent on some Obamacare plans https://t.co/NlN8E9mp8E— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) August 9, 2016