Aetna, CareFirst, Kaiser, UnitedHealth Interested in D.C. Exchange

As insurers continue to submit plans to sell on states’ health insurance exchanges, the Washington, D.C., online marketplace announced that four major companies intend to operate on its exchange. Aetna, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth applied to sell a combined total of 34 policies through the D.C. Health Benefit Exchange for individuals and almost 260 plans for small groups.