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HCA boosts insurance exchange contracts 37%, reaffirms outlook
Modern Healthcare

Publicly traded hospital chain HCA has increased the number of payers it contracts with in the federal insurance exchanges this year despite the U.S. Supreme Court question mark overhanging premium subsidies on those exchanges.HCA’s exchange contracts are up 37% for 2015, HCA CEO Milton Johnson told investors at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. Most notably, HCA has added UnitedHealthcare in Texas. And in Florida, HCA hospitals plan to accept exchange patients from Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare.