Aetna CEO’s Cure For Obamacare Requires Congressional Remedy

Aetna chief executive Mark Bertolini has no confidence Congress and the Obama administration can move past politics in an election year and make changes he believes would stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s public exchanges.

But he’s got some ideas he hopes the next Congress and White House will consider to shore up so-called “risk pools” to attract more healthy people to buy policies. Healthy people paying premiums into the “pool” are critical to cover the costs of the mounting claims of sick Americans signing up to individual private coverage on exchanges. And that’s been a problem for Obamacare.

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