As Centene Corp. and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. prepare to create a “premier” government-sponsored health insurance entity, news emerged last week that certain Centene shareholders may be seeking to block the deal in favor of selling Centene to a large company such as Humana Inc. And although Humana declined to comment on reports of a possible friendly takeover, industry experts say acquiring a major Medicaid provider would make sense for the insurer given increasing integration of Medicare and Medicaid.
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription plan. Click Here to purchase.

Already a member? Click Here to login.