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542 Articles Matching "merger"

Pressure Mounts On Rite Aid To Find A Partner

Sep 22, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid faces intensifying pressure to find a strategic partner one month after its merger with Albertsons fell...
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Justice Department greenlights Cigna-Express Scripts merger

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cigna and Express Scripts still must secure certain state regulatory approvals to complete the deal, but the nod from the federal antitrust enforcers takes care of the biggest...
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Justice Department Gives Early Okay To Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
U.S. Justice Department has cleared the Cigna and Express Scripts merger, "terminating the applicable waiting period," the companies said...
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Bigger Isn’t Necessarily Better: No Correlation Found Between Health Systems’ Size And Higher Revenues

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"This flies in the face of the conventional wisdom that has driven mergers," said Jeff Goldsmith, a national adviser for Navigant, which released the new data....
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California governor signs into law new insurance merger protections

Sep 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that gives state officials more authority over proposed mergers of health plan offerings in the...
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WellCare Ready To Buy Divested CVS-Aetna Medicare Drug Plans

Sep 07, 2018 , Forbes
WellCare Health Plans is a potential buyer of Medicare part D drug plan assets that may have to be sold off by Aetna and CVS Health to win Justice Department approval of their...
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Poll: CVS-Aetna or Amazon: Who will disrupt healthcare more?

Sep 07, 2018 , Mobile Health News
We’re asking readers what you think about the prospects of the mega-merger between CVS Health and Aetna or the Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan potential for innovation in...
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Mercy Health and Bon Secours complete merger

Sep 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The combined system has 43 hospitals, $8 billion in net operating revenue and more than 57,000 employees, including a new leadership...
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Antitrust Battle Next For Cigna After Shareholders Approve Express Scripts Deal

Aug 25, 2018 , Forbes
Antitrust battle is next for Cigna and Express Scripts after shareholders of both companies Friday approved of their...
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Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote to approve merger

Aug 25, 2018 , CNBC Health
Activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the deal but dropped his fight after influential proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis and Institutional Shareholder Services and hedge fund Glenview Capital Management supported the...
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Editorial: Antitrust enforcement won't fix high healthcare costs

Aug 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Community opponents of two pending healthcare mergers need to ask themselves whether antitrust enforcement is really the best approach for lowering healthcare...
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2 Mass. Hospitals Decry State Analysis Of The Costs Of Their Planned Merger

Aug 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health say that the state Health Policy Commission's estimate that the merger would raise costs by $251 million a year is "grossly overstated." In other industry news, Grady Hospital in Atlanta reports success in its efforts to integrate mental health services with physical health; an Oregon hospital reports a data breach; and North Carolina's Mission Health offers more details about foundation funding plans if acquired by...
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Beth Israel Deaconess, Lahey Health executives counter their combination's cost-raising concerns

Aug 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health system and hospital executives involved in the proposed Beth Israel-Lahey merger claim the deal's savings would eclipse any price increases, contrary to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's...
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Icahn abandons Cigna-Express Scripts merger challenge

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Activist investor Carl Icahn will no longer urge stockholders to vote down the proposed merger between Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts after two independent advisory firms recommended voters approve the...
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Emory Healthcare, DeKalb Medical clear last hurdle to merger

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital...
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Carl Icahn Backs Off Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn now says he will support Cigna’s proposed purchase of Express Scripts, citing recommendations of two influential proxy advisors who came out in favor of the...
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CHI-Dignity merger approval may hinge on Catholic religious rules for care

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The central role of Catholic religious rules in the CHI-Dignity merger highlights the challenges healthcare organizations face as they increasingly partner to gain scale and survive in the tough new healthcare...
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Ample Partners For Rite Aid After End To Albertsons Deal

Aug 11, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid has ample opportunities to partner with health insurers and grow its EnvisionRx PBM into new Medicare Part D markets following the decision to end its merger with...
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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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Rite Aid, Albertsons Abort Merger On Eve Of Shareholders Vote

Aug 10, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid and Albertsons are terminating their merger agreement, the companies disclosed Wednesday...
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