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Report: Walmart May Buy Humana

Walmart reportedly may purchase health insurance giant Humana, a move that could transform the healthcare industry.

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Covered California 2018 Premiums to Jump 8x Inflation

Covered California announced this week that its 2018 rates will increase about eight times faster than the rate of inflation, as the Obamacare law and the state’s liberal legislature continue to destroy private insurance in California.

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Aetna to Abandon Connecticut After 164 Years

Aetna confirmed Wednesday it will move its corporate headquarters out of Hartford, Connecticut, due to “the fiscal problems and leadership of our state.”

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Aetna CEO: Obamacare ‘Is In a Death Spiral’

During a discussion with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini declared that Obama is “in a death spiral.” Bertolini said, [relevant remarks begin around 12:45] “I think you will see a lot more withdrawals this year of plans…we’re

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The ObamaCare Bomb: Plan 9 from Collectivist Space

The news that insurance giant Aetna was canceling future ObamaCare expansion plans and also pulling out of most ObamaCare markets has fused the Affordable Care Act bomb for one final, cataclysmic detonation. The whole rotten scheme is falling apart, and it’s

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Aetna Joins Industry by Bailing Out of Obamacare

The Aetna insurance company is terminating coverage for 73 percent of its Obamacare individual policies, facing huge financial losses and the need to hike health insurance premiums by 20 percent just one week before the November 8 elections.

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At Least Six Swing States Face Double-Digit Premium Hikes under Obamacare

Double-digit Obamacare premium hikes projected in 2017 may bode in Donald Trump’s favor, as several swing states are being impacted by double-digit increases under the law and consumers are expected to see the hikes around Nov. 1 — one week before heading to the polls.

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Blue Shield Of California: Furlough over Obamacare Losses

Blue Shield of California (BSC) will be shutting down for four days following Labor Day weekend as a way to stop the financial bleeding resulting from losses in “Covered California,” the state’s Obamacare exchange program.

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Medical Non-Profits Game the ObamaCare System to Squeeze Insurance Providers

The Affordable Care Act dramatically increased the number of people eligible for Medicaid, which is why ObamaCare apologists frequently tried to lump Medicaid recipients in with actual private-sector insurance purchasers during the early days of the program, in a desperate bid to inflate the number of “ObamaCare enrollees.”