Humana’s various medical and specialty pharmacy health plans covered more than 14 million Americans in 2016. The company continued its dominance in health insurance contracted through the federal government, including the private Medicare Advantage option for seniors. Much like rival Aetna with which it was supposed to merge in a scuttled $34 billion deal Humana is pulling out from Obamacare’s individual insurance marketplaces, citing profit losses and general uncertainty over the health law’s future.
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