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Tennessee Hints at Chaos If Republicans Leave Obamacare in Limbo

  • Humana’s exit leaves 40,000 people in Knoxville without option
  • Level of uncertainty is ‘problematic’: insurance regulator
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Tennessee is providing an early preview of the disruption that could ensue if lawmakers leave Obamacare in limbo.

At least 40,000 people in the Knoxville area may have no health plans to pick from in the Affordable Care Act’s markets after insurer Humana Inc. opted to pull out from all 11 states where it still sell plans in 2018. Another 39,000 in the state would be forced to find a new insurance company.