With Aetna's departure, Nebraska and DE are both left with a sole insurer, said Cynthia Cox, associate director for health reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Its decision to stop offering plans came after "seeing signs of an unbalanced risk pool based on the results of the 2017 open enrollment period, therefore we've decided that we can't continue to offer this coverage in 2018", Bruce Broussard, chief executive of Humana, told reporters.
Insurance companies are still making decisions about whether to offer coverage for individuals next year on these markets, and price increase requests are only just starting to be revealed by state regulators.
Aetna has also pulled out of the individual market outside of the Obamacare exchanges in several states and is still deciding whether to participate in the remainder, a spokesman said.
The move leaves Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of DE, which has most of the individual market share in DE, as the only insurer providing coverage on the state's health insurance exchange. "This continued assault on the ACA's insurance marketplaces, just when they were becoming financially stable, has sowed confusion and fear among Americans about whether they will be able to access health care".
Another blow to ObamaCare as another major insurer drops out of the marketplace. "Repealing and replacing it with patient-centered solutions that stabilize the marketplace to bring down costs and increase choices is the only solution".
The news of the pullout follows announcements from Aetna in recent weeks that it would pull out of Iowa and Virginia.
With the latest departures, more than 40 percent of US counties would have only one insurer selling coverage on their marketplaces for next year, according to data compiled by The Associated Press and the consulting firm Avalere.
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The 50-year-old, former Portsmouth manager, said his side would win if Madrid didn't pick Cristiano Ronaldo for the game. Morata's brace helped ensure Madrid remain level on points with leaders Barcelona , on whom they have a match in hand.
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He wrote that investors were effectively saying: "Don't send us a dividend but instead reinvest all of the earnings". The executives who run Berkshire subsidiaries look forward to the meeting just as the shareholders do.
When the leader faded, Always Dreaming assumed the lead by a head at the 3/4 pole and widened it out from there. Thunder Snow, the colt from Dubai, did not finish the race after breaking poorly from the gate and bucking.
Sunday's development continues just a roller coaster of events that have happened this season, let alone last couple weeks. The two sides got into it over how much Harvey was being used during the team's run in the second half.
The volatility of Wall Street stocks have dropped to a record low after a string of days with little change in the markets. Tyson Foods was the biggest S&P loser, down 6.08 per cent after the meat processor reported a slump in quarterly profit.
Vettel added: "I tried everything to catch Valtteri and I thought there may be an opportunity, but it doesn't matter". Bottas doesn't go in for wild celebration, but he radiated calm satisfaction with a job well done.
Jamie Carragher is backing Jose Mourinho to keep Manchester United on course for a top-four finish in the Premier League. Fellaini was named in a United midfield which seemed created to stifle City rather than compete creatively with them.
The display is pretty much the same, but there's nothing to complain about the Super AMOLED 1080 x 1920, 5.5-inch screens. Those include the new entry-level Moto C and C Plus, the Moto E4 and E4 Plus, and the Moto Z2 and Moto Z2 Force.
Sensex Surges To Record High
The gauge had gained 389.37 points in previous three sessions to close at a record high of 30,248.17 in yesterday's session. The 50-share NSE Nifty gained 43.35 points, or 0.46 per cent, to quote at a life-time high of 9,450.65.
Hamas elects Haniyeh as new political chief: spokesman
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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7
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Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board
This approach is what was always intended for the Board and we're making a clear break with the last administration's approach". Bush administration. "Instead, they should participate in the same open competitive process as the rest of the applicant pool.
North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade
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Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high
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Spurs lose Parker for rest of playoffs
If the Rockets can dictate the pace of Game 3 like they did in the series opener, they've got a good chance to take a 2-1 lead. The Houston Rockets have an opportunity to make something of their newfound advantage, and should look to do just that.
Aldridge steps up to help Spurs down Rockets 103-92
San Antonio was lucky to keep the Rockets from making them pay for their carelessness after committing 20 turnovers in the Game 3. He certainly looked the part of a rookie at times, but it helps that Pop is using Kawhi Leonard as more of a point forward now.
A powerful meteor shower Aquarids "spilled" on the Ground
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Bagel chain offering caffeinated bagels
Bagels, told to Fox News about the craft-coffee craze amongst young people (you and me) that inspired the caffeinated bagel . Bagels is giving a FREE Espresso Buzz bagel and shmear to any nurse who stops by a participating Einstein Bros.