Blue Cross-Blue Shield Bets Big On Obamacare Exchanges

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jay Hancock, in collaboration with The Washington Post, reports: "At a closed White House meeting in April, President Barack Obama told corporate insurance bosses 'we're all in this together' on implementing his signature health law. But some insurance companies seem to be more in than others. At least five Blue Cross and Blue Shield executives sat at the table of about a dozen CEOs with the president, according to those knowledgeable about the session, first reported by the New York Times. Just as significant is who wasn't there: chiefs of the country's biggest and third-biggest health insurers, UnitedHealth Group and Aetna" (Hancock 6/21). Read the story

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