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345 Articles Matching "aetna"

To Keep You Healthy, Health Insurers May Soon Pay Your Rent

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Anthem, Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are investing in housing, mental health counseling and even food to address "social determinants of...
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Here's how the proposed CVS-Aetna merger could increase costs, restrict access

Aug 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
While the U.S. Department of Justice may not have plans to challenge the $69 billion mega-merger of CVS and Aetna, patients and physicians should do so at every turn, says Dr. Theresa...
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CVS-Aetna Deal Nears Antitrust OK As Drug Plan Divestitures Loom

Aug 10, 2018 , Forbes
CVS Health executives appear confident the acquisition of Aetna will survive antitrust scrutiny though there may be divestitures where the two sell overlapping Medicare drug...
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U.S. doctor's group opposes merger of CVS and Aetna

Aug 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
The American Medical Association urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to stop CVS Health Corp's plan to buy insurance provider Aetna, saying the deal could result in higher prices for prescription...
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American Medical Association opposes merger of CVS and Aetna

Aug 09, 2018 , Reuters
The American Medical Association, which represents U.S. physicians, urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to stop CVS Health Corp's plan to buy insurance provider Aetna Inc, saying the deal could result in higher prices for prescription medicines....
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AMA warns CVS-Aetna merger will raise drug plan, PBM prices

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
An American Medical Association analysis determined the CVS-Aetna merger would substantially weaken competition and raise prices for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and pharmacy benefit management...
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California Insurance Commissioner Asks DOJ To Block CVS-Aetna Merger

Aug 03, 2018 , Forbes
California's Insurance Commissioner urged the U.S. Justice Department to block the merger of CVS Health and Aetna, saying it would “have significant anti-competitive impacts on American...
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CVS, Aetna shares rise on report DoJ won't challenge their merger deal

Jul 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager CVS announced in December it would acquire health insurer Aetna for $69...
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Week Ahead: Putting the spotlight on CVS-Aetna deal

Jul 02, 2018 , Modern Healthcare 304B
Stakeholders from all sides of the CVS Health-Aetna deal will get a chance to speak their minds during a hearing before California...
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Amerigroup To Fight Kansas’ Decision To Drop Insurer From KanCare Contracts

Jun 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced that it will replace Amerigroup with Aetna. A spokeswoman for the company said Amerigroup has provided Kansans on Medicaid "improved access to high-quality health care since 2013" and today serves more than 127,000 KanCare recipients. Medicaid news comes out of Florida and Ohio, as...
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo: Confident Aetna deal will close later this year

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo tells CNBC's Bertha Coombs he expects to close the $69 billion deal to buy Aetna later this...
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Antitrust experts, providers warn against CVS-Aetna merger at Calif. hearing

Jun 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Antitrust experts and healthcare provider representatives questioned the promised benefits of a proposed merger between pharmacy chain CVS Health and insurer Aetna during a hearing before the California insurance...
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AMA Says Regulators Should Block CVS-Aetna Deal

Jun 20, 2018 , Forbes
The American Medical Association said regulators should block the CVS-Aetna merger, saying it would lead to higher health costs and too much control over seniors' Medicare drug...
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Week Ahead: Putting the spotlight on CVS-Aetna deal

Jun 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Stakeholders from all sides of the CVS Health-Aetna deal will get a chance to speak their minds during a hearing before California...
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More Good News For CVS-Aetna With AMA Quiet On Deal

Jun 15, 2018 , Forbes
The American Medical Association was quiet this week on CVS Health's proposed acquisition of Aetna with no resolutions deliberated by the AMA's House of Delegates that were specific to the...
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Aetna CFO And Key Doctors Will Remain With CVS Health After Merger

Jun 07, 2018 , Forbes
CVS Health is elevating Aetna’s top financial officer to be CFO of the merged larger company while keeping the pharmacy chain’s top doctor and pharmacy benefit...
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CVS Health chooses Aetna executives to stay post-merger

Jun 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Several Aetna executives were tapped for management roles at the combined CVS-Aetna company. The $69 billion merger is expected to close in the second half of...
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Health Insurers Await 400K Virginians About To Gain Medicaid Coverage

Jun 01, 2018 , Forbes
Aetna, Anthem and UnitedHealth Group are among the health insurers expected to benefit from Virginia's coming Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care...
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Consumer access at the heart of CVS-Aetna deal

May 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The driving force behind the marriage of the No. 3 health insurer and the pharmacy giant is the appeal of steering patients to lower-cost care via 1,100 CVS walk-in clinics. Nearly 70% of the U.S. population lives within 3 miles of a CVS...
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CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts Deals Will Consolidate Control Of Medicare Drug Benefits

May 23, 2018 , Forbes
If CVS-Aetna and Cigna-Express Scripts complete their mergers, just four companies would cover 71% of all Medicare Part D enrollees, the Kaiser Family Foundation...
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