Iosa

There's good news and bad news out of Iowa tonight. For 2015, there were originally only 2 insurance companies to choose from on Healthcare.gov: Coventry and CoOportunity. Unfortunately, the latter of these went belly-up for a variety of reasons, leaving Coventry the sole provider available on the exchange.

For 2016, it appears that 2 new companies (UnitedHealthcare and an unnamed one) will be jumping in to provide some competition:

Moderate-income Iowans who want to use Affordable Care Act subsidies to purchase health insurance will still not be able to choose policies from Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield next year, but they should be offered policies from at least two competitors.