For Insurers, Obama’s Proposed Cancellation 'Fix' Changes Health Law Calculations

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jay Hancock reports: "Despite numerous problems with the health law rollout, WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish told analysts last week he was still 'confident' in the company’s bet to be the biggest seller of Obamacare insurance. Two days later President Barack Obama changed the rules. Suddenly subscribers who were expected to buy coverage through the health law’s marketplaces from WellPoint, the nation’s No. 2 medical carrier, may end up keeping the plans they have now" (Hancock, 11/22). Read the story.

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