Joseph Swedish, Anthem's chairman, said he wants to see signs of stability in pricing, products and overall rules of engagement. (Photo: Anthem)

Anthem Inc. may slash participation in the individual major medical insurance market in 2018.

Joseph Swedish, the chairman of the Indianapolis-based health insurer, said today that the company will think hard about how it wants to participate in the individual market “toward the end of the first half.” The first half of the year ends June 30.

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