"We know that this progress has not been without challenges," Obama wrote to every insurance company offering 2017 coverage on the Affordable Care Act marketplace. "Most new enterprises have growing pains and opportunities for improvement."
In his letter, Obama said his administration was looking at how to increase enrollment among younger, healthier people to help balance the risk of covering sicker, healthier people.
Cordani would not talk about what was discussed.
"In general, the conversations take place behind closed doors in the
Obama has periodically consulted with industry leaders "going all the way back to 2010" when the president and
"So, this is a continuation of that active participation of his most senior staff," he said. "And I would say, good back and forth. Good back and forth in dialogue relative to the state of the state, what's working, what's not working, what can we do together going forward."
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