Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Are CO Insurers Bailing?

Brian Schwartz notes that Colorado health insurance companies are quietly shifting out of the sector -- both into other branches of insurance (e.g., worker's compensation and life insurance) as well as moving into non-insurance products.

Read the details at, "Health insurance takeover alert: Insurers selling different products".

One natural question is whether this is their form of contingency planning for an eventual government takeover of health insurance. If the insurance companies are worried, we should be as well.