CEOs Say They’ll Sell Health Insurance Next Year, But Are Flying Blind

Mario Schlosser, CEO of the startup Oscar Health, says he’s optimistic that Congress will come up with a humane health care bill.

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Mario Schlosser, CEO of the startup Oscar Health, says he’s optimistic that Congress will come up with a humane health care bill.

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The Senate vote on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is, according to conventional wisdom, one week away.

And we still don’t know what’s in the bill.

Not having concrete information is deeply uncomfortable for a journalist like me.

But for lots of people, like those who work in the insurance industry, not knowing what’s in that bill is a bigger deal. Wednesday is a deadline of sorts for these companies. If they want to sell policies next year in states that use the federal health exchange on Healthcare.gov, they have to let Health and Human Services know their intentions.

How are they dealing?

I reached out to a couple of insurance executives and asked.

Mario Schlosser is CEO ofArticle source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/06/21/533808635/ceos-say-theyll-sell-health-insurance-next-year-but-are-flying-blind?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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