ACA Repeal Will Likely Hurt Tennessee Residents, Says Insurance Commissioner

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Source: The Tennessean

Tennessee’s Insurance Commissioner, Julie McPeak, has warned that the repeal of ACA will likely jeopardize health care plans available to residents in the state.

Most of Tennessee’s counties lack insurers that sell individual insurance; in most counties, there is only one insurer, and the repeal of ACA is likely going to further reduce that number.

A “lack of clarity about the reform” has many insurance providers debating on their participation for 2018, including Humana and BlueCross.

Individuals seeking health care in Tennessee will suffer if there is no clear plan for individual health care options lined up in place of ACA, explained McPeak.

Read full story at: The Tennessean

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