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Doctor Quits Aetna Due to ObamaCare: Becomes Viral

We’ve been warning, since about 2009, that the monstrosity that became ObamaCare would eventually cause doctors to not accept those plans, or quit altogether.  That ObamaCare prediction, ridiculed at the time, is now coming to pass.  One  doctor, Kristen S. Held MD, publicly posted her letter to Aetna, informing them that she was ceasing to be a provider due to ObamaCare.  Here is that letter… January 30, 2014 Dear Mr. Bertolini, With a deep sense of sadness, I must inform you that I will no longer serve as a physician for Aetna patients under the terms of our contractual agreement, […]

ObamaCare Damage: Major Insurers Fleeing Exchanges

When systems become unmanageable, inefficient, or downright tyrannical, people flee it.   And, at the present time, pickings are going to be rather slim in many, if not most of the ObamaCare exchanges, because the major insurance carriers are saying “nyet, comrade,” to participating in them.   (CNSNews.com) – Major health insurance companies–Blue Cross, Aetna, United, Humana–have decided not to participate in various states in the Obamacare health-insurance exchanges that will be the only place Americans will be able to buy a health insurance plan using the federal subsidies authorized under the Obamacare law. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]

ObamaCare Damage: 100% Health Insurance Premium Increases for Next Year

In a follow-up to a story we covered last December, the CEO of Aetna,Mark Bertolini, warned of 100% health insurance premium increases for next year.  Doug Ross (no relation) has more… I’m guessing the administration’s infamous “Enemies List” just got bigger by one. Aetna CEO Warns of Approaching Health Insurance ‘Premium Rate Shock’ in 2014 for Consumers and Others Under Accountable Care Act Steep increases in insurance costs may leave patients with less money to cover deductibles and copayments for clinical laboratory tests Next year, consumers and small businesses can expect what one health insurance CEO says will be, “Premium […]

ObamaCare Damage: Health Insurance Premiums to Double?

If you ask Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, the answer is yes.  Townhall has more… Yesterday on CNBC, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said that health insurance premiums could as much as double if Obamacare comes into full effect: To provide all Americans with health insurance, premiums will have to rise to pay for it, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Wednesday. “If we’re going to insure all Americans, which is a worthy and appropriate cause, then somebody has to pay for it,” Bertolini said of the expected premium increases under Obamacare. Bertolini said that insurance premiums could double […]

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