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Aetna CEO: Don’t Repeal Healthcare Overhaul
Insurance Journal

Any efforts to halt progress on implementing the nation’s healthcare overhaul or to freeze funding are a step in the wrong direction even though some changes are needed, the president of Aetna Inc. told Reuters Wednesday.

Republicans, who made gains in Congress and numerous state houses in last week’s election, have vowed to target the reform law, enacted earlier this year. But Mark Bertolini, president of health insurer Aetna, said that could lead the industry to ”a bad place.”