Anthem explains its decision to withdraw from 16 of 19 of the state’s rating regions in an email sent today to individual plan members, with proviso it could boost California plan offerings in future:
Unfortunately, uncertainty in the health insurance market does not provide the clarity and confidence we need to offer affordable coverage to our members in 2018. Anthem is committed to affordable health care coverage and we’re truly sorry we can’t continue offering these plans. We hope to increase our plan offerings in California very soon.
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