Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) will release earnings results shortly. Ponder this Bear Case Scenario as you contemplate management comments:
Obamacare and the overhaul of the U.S. health-care market has built unprecedented uncertainty into the operating environment for Cigna. Who will pay the costs of stupidity!
Varied insurance lines are a hindrance, as the lack of synergies among these wide-ranging businesses builds in a good amount of inefficiency.
Increasing transparency and competition will pressure pricing and profits for MCOs. Not a good combination of results.
George Gutowski writes from a caveat emptor perspective.