Trampling Choice

Aetna and UHG exit the individual health insurance market in California, rather than deal with the mandates in Obamacare’s California exchange. 

The change will affect about 50,000 individual subscribers (which, when you tack on family members, stretches out to around 150,000 people. 

 

And and it’s a sample of what’s going to happen in most other states, as private insurers, looking at expensive coverage mandates and limited revenue, dump out of the private coverage business.

Exactly as conservatives said

He who laughs last laughs loudest – although this kind of laughing isn’t that funny.

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