Aetna made headlines in the healthcare world when the company announced last night that it's pulling out of 11 out of 15 states offering coverage from the Affordable Care Act.
What does this mean for dietitians?
It won't affect how you get reimbursed, but some of your patients may have a different insurance company next year. If you have long term-patients that you know use exchange (ACA) plans, ask them in November which company they plan to enroll with for 2017. We can help you get setup with a new insurance company if necessary. If you're in Virginia, Delaware, Iowa, or Nebraska, your patient's won't be affected.
Read Bob Bryan's article from Business Insider to learn more.