In many parts of the Country Obamacare exchanges will have only one insurer to choose from. AEtna has withdrawn from many states as have other companies because they are losing money and for which they are highly criticized. Remaining carriers are asking for double digit premium increases. Critics shed doubt on the validity of the insurer’s claims.
All this is fodder for the single-payer, public option crowd.
Given the catastrophic consequences of single-payer or a public option for the Nation’s insurance companies (and their employees), could they be so foolish as to be misleading Americans about the current state of things or why they are taking the actions they have?