Things aren’t looking too hot for the ACA exchanges right now.
UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, and Humana are abandoning the exchanges in many markets. Upstart Oscar is jumping ship in New Jersey and Dallas. Sixteen of the nonprofit co-ops that were supposed to be the lite version of the public option have folded.
All of this bad news about the exchanges has fired up the health care commentariat and wonkery.
Here are nine opinions, analyses, and takeaways about the ACA exchanges, what the bad news means, and what might be done about it.