UnitedHealth Considers Pulling Plans From ACA Exchanges
On Thursday, UnitedHealth Group signaled it may exit the Affordable Care Act's exchanges, an unexpected announcement that experts say raises concerns about the exchanges' viability. United said it expects significant losses from plans offered via the ACA's exchanges. In an earnings update released Thursday, the company revised its earnings projections for 2015 downward by $425 million because of costs related to individual plans sold on exchanges.
- "UnitedHealth Raises Doubts About its Participation in Affordable Care Act" (Wilde Mathews, Wall Street Journal, 11/19).