UnitedHealthcare and Cigna don't plan to participate in PA + NJ insurance exchangesn

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by NRSKarenRN NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN (Guide) Guide Expert Nurse

Specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion. Has 45 years experience.

Phila. Business Journal:

Sep 5, 2013

UnitedHealthcare and Cigna don't plan to participate in Pa. and N.J. insurance exchanges

UnitedHealthcare and Cigna, both publicly traded managed-care companies, will not be offering products through the exchanges. Aetna (NYSE: AET) has not yet decided what it will be doing in the two states, but the Connecticut-based health insurer has already opted not to participate in several states including New York, Ohio and Maryland.
Mindful

Mindful, RN

Specializes in Critical-care RN. 306 Posts

That's good ... more for the smaller insurance company's plus the Federal Exchange ! :yes:

Altra, BSN, RN

Specializes in Emergency & Trauma/Adult ICU. 6,255 Posts

Is it possible to fix the link to the source article?

NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion. Has 45 years experience. 11 Articles; 17,290 Posts

Sorry...looks like they are requiring free signup Register for an account

Biz journals are a great resource for jobs too along with business info

BlueDevil,DNP, DNP, RN

Specializes in FNP, ONP. Has 25 years experience. 1,158 Posts

If you think this is significant, ask yourself why. These are corpoations that are in business to make money, it isn't that they have a fundamental policy disagreement. They can hate whomever is in charge at any given moment for ideological reasons, but if they stood to profit from a policy said group was advocating, they will jump on board regardless.

No, they have evaluated their markets and determined they would not profit. That is all.

LadyFree28, BSN, RN

Specializes in Pediatrics, Rehab, Trauma. Has 10 years experience. 8,427 Posts

That's good ... more for the smaller insurance company's plus the Federal Exchange ! :yes:

....and for Blue Cross/Blue Shield :blink:

they most likely will reach out to the people they had to kick off of their Adult Basic program because the PA State government cut the program.

...but more for the Federal Exchange and smaller insurance companies so people have a choice. :yes: