August 2nd, 2016 | By: Allison Bell
Aetna executives were kinder to the Affordable Care Act public exchange system and market rules in the first quarter than executives at some of the company’s competitors. Mark Bertolini, chairman of the Hartford, Connecticut-based company, said improving and saving the ACA exchange system would be a good investment, and that the existence online health insurance supermarket had helped the insurer jump into markets cheaply and quickly. That was then. Now, that Obama’s U.S. Department of Justice has sued to block Aetna’s efforts to acquire Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana. Read article here.