Moody’s not amused by Obamacare impact on insurance industry

Moody’s not amused by Obamacare impact on insurance industry

Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday downgraded its outlook on U.S. health insurers from stable to negative, citing concerns with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

In its announcement, Moody’s said that the Affordable Care Act has continued to “create uncertainty for the industry.”

“While we’ve had industry risks from regulatory changes on our radar for a while, the ongoing unstable and evolving environment is a key factor for our outlook change,” said Stephen Zaharuk, a Moody’s Senior Vice President and author of the report. “The past few months have seen new regulations and announcements that impose operational changes well after product and pricing decisions were finalized.”

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