Anthem Inc. is likely to pull back from Obamacare’s individualinsurance markets in a big way for next year, according to a reportfrom analysts who said they met with the company, a move that couldlimit coverage options for consumers at a politically crucial timefor the law.

Anthem “is leaning toward exiting a high percentage of the 144rating regions in which it currently participates,” Jefferiesanalysts David Windley and David Styblo said Thursday in a researchnote.

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