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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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CVS Making ‘Good Progress’ On Getting Regulatory Approval For Aetna Deal

May 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
CVS’s proposed takeover of Aetna, which would bring together around 10,000 CVS stores and the health insurer’s 22 million customers, is undergoing antitrust...
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CVS Says Aetna Merger 'Making Good Progress' On Regulatory Front

May 03, 2018 , Forbes
CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo Wednesday said the company’s Aetna merger is “making good progress” with state...
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Health insurer Aetna quarterly profit beats estimates

May 02, 2018 , CNBC Health
Aetna, which has agreed to be bought by CVS Health, reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday, largely due to lower medical...
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Aetna swings to first-quarter profit on Medicare membership gains

May 02, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Aetna posted a profit in the first quarter of 2018, a major turnaround from a loss in the year-ago quarter as the insurer reported membership gains in its Medicare Advantage business along with lower overall medical...
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CVS MinuteClinics hires a new chief medical officer in the midst of buying Aetna

Apr 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Dr. Marc-David Munk's former employer, Iora Health, has innovated in primary care, a focus as CVS merges with...
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Roundup: Digital health payer news of Q1 2018

Apr 07, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Digital health-focused news from payers during the first quarter of 2018 generally focused on employee wellness and app-focused member engagement strategies, with a handful of similar partnerships or deals announced around the edges. These came from a number of major players, including UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Fitbit, and a variety of other payers and digital health...
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In A Good Sign For CVS-Aetna Deal, FTC Clears Big Hospital Merger

Mar 30, 2018 , Forbes
The Federal Trade Commission’s approval of the Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care hospital merger could be a good sign for CVS Health's purchase of Aetna amid major health industry...
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Aetna to pass on drug rebates to some its members

Mar 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
Aetna will pass rebates to some consumers amid growing demand for transparency over drug...
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Former Molina executive tapped to run Allina Health/Aetna plan

Mar 28, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tom Lindquist, a former Molina Healthcare executive, has been named CEO of Allina Health/Aetna, the joint venture plan that the two organizations announced last...
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Aetna CEO: Warren Buffett's 'tapeworm' analogy fits — health-care costs squeeze the economy for trillions

Mar 27, 2018 , CNBC Health
Half the American population has a chronic disease, driving "86 percent of our cost," Aetna chief Mark Bertolini...
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In A Good Sign For CVS-Aetna Deal, FTC Clears Big Hospital Merger

Mar 23, 2018 , Forbes
The Federal Trade Commission’s approval of the Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care hospital merger could be a good sign for CVS Health's purchase of Aetna amid major health industry...
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Aetna and Sutter Health tap Wigginton to lead joint venture

Mar 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Aetna and Sutter Health have chosen Steve Wigginton, former CEO of Valence Health, as CEO of their joint venture that will soon launch a health plan designed to lower healthcare costs for Northern California self-insured employers and...
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Large Majority Of Shareholders Support Plan For CVS To Purchase Aetna

Mar 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Federal regulators still have to approve the deal between the nation's largest pharmacy and the third-largest health...
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CVS, Aetna shareholders approve drugstore's acquisition of health insurer

Mar 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS Health and Aetna shareholders have approved a merger between the two health-care giants....
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CVS, Aetna shareholders will vote on deal Tuesday

Mar 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
If shareholders approve CVS' $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, the Justice Department will still need to sign off on...
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Cigna to acquire ExpressScripts for $67B

Mar 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The combination of Bloomfield, Conn.-based Cigna and the St. Louis-based pharmacy benefits management company is valued at roughly $67 billion, a scale similar to that of the ongoing $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna by CVS Health. Read More...
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Cigna buying Express Scripts isn't likely to cause a revolution but it makes sense

Mar 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS Health shattered expectations when it would acquire Aetna in a $69 billion...
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iTriage, an early mobile health success, shuts down as Aetna preps for new flagship app

Mar 09, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Aetna's iTriage, a symptom checker app that was one of the earliest successful exits in the digital health space, has officially disappeared from the app store after being "sunsetted" to make room for a new, upcoming app called Aetna Health, MobiHealthNews has learned. Aetna Health launched in January and is currently available to a select group of Aetna...
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