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An Insurance Giant Quits ObamaCare

The largest U.S. health insurer is quitting ObamaCare, notes a Journal editorial. On Tuesday UnitedHealth Group reported a strong first quarter, with one exception: an increase in projected Affordable Care Act losses. CEO Stephen Hemsley said UnitedHealth will withdraw from the ObamaCare exchanges in all but “a handful of states” in 2017. The editorial board adds: “If UnitedHealth departs all markets, the number of U.S. counties served by three or more ObamaCare insurers will fall to 48% from 64% today, while the counties with a single insurer will rise to 24% from 7%. These trends could lead to even larger premium spikes than the new ObamaCare normal.”

Democrats should be alarmed by Hillary Clinton’s rising unpopularity, notes a separate editorial. In April the Wall...


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