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August 2016

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From The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans - Blues plan operator Anthem, Inc. has no intention of backing down from its proposed acquisition of Cigna Corp., despite the Dept. of Justice’s July 21 lawsuit to block the pending $54 billion deal. The DOJ also filed a suit to block Aetna Inc.’s $37 billion bid for Humana Inc. Read more

A class-action suit filed against Blue Shield of California contends the insurer… Read more

After nearly a year, Anthem, Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Cigna Corp. is… Read more

In the early days of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there was… Read more

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August 11, 2016
Judge Sets Dec. 5 Trial Date for Aetna-Humana Deal

Judge sets Dec. 5 trial date for Aetna-Humana deal, decision due mid-January 2017.​

August 9, 2016
Cigna's Cordani Maps Out Two Strategies for Anthem's Deal Failing or Winning

Cigna's Cordani maps out two strategies for Anthem's deal failing or winning in court.

August 8, 2016
Anthem Teams With National Urban League, Others to Improve Health Care for African-Americans

Anthem teams with National Urban League, others to improve health care for African-Americans.

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