Health Insurers Say They Don’t Want To Go Back To Being The Bad Guys

With Congress vowing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, health insurance executives are looking at a very uncertain future. And they don’t like uncertainty.

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With Congress vowing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, health insurance executives are looking at a very uncertain future. And they don’t like uncertainty.

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President Donald Trump and other Republican leaders have been working to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And the millions of Americans who have health insurance through the Obamacare marketplaces aren’t the only ones wondering about their fate. Leaders of insurance companies are, too.

Sabrina Corlette, a research professor the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University and colleagues interviewed executives at 13 different insurers to get their perspectives in this moment of uncertainty. Their report was published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Urban Institute.

All Things Considered‘s Audie Cornish talked with Corlette Friday about the findings. The conversation has been edited for length and clarity.

Interview Highlights

On what worries insurers most about repeal and

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/03/513283883/health-insurers-say-they-dont-want-to-go-back-to-being-the-bad-guys?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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