Beginning of the End for Major Health Insurers
by WENDELL POTTER
Oct 05, 2013 | 732 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
I've often said that the Affordable Care Act is the end of the beginning of reform. Starting October 1, 2014, that law will signify the beginning of the end of the health insurance industry as we know it.

As I've noted previously, my former CEO at Cigna said at a leadership retreat that what kept him up at night was the fear that big health insurance corporations might someday be viewed as unnecessary middlemen, that their "value proposition" would come under scrutiny and found to be wanting. That insurance companies would, to use his term, be disintermediated.

That day has arrived.

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