News Pick – Heading for a national healthcare wallet – TC


October 22, 2016 – “Later this year, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Humana will all argue their respective mergers don’t run afoul of antitrust laws. Aetna also announced it was pulling out of 538 of the 778 county health insurance exchanges in 2017 due to lack of profit potential. After a honeymoon period, corporate healthcare providers are measuring the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact… Much like how Uber creates a more efficient allocation for taxi capacity, a similar product — perhaps, “Uber for Urgent Care” — could disrupt the basic and intermediate care model… ” Read more at TechCrunch