637 Articles Matching "merger"

Centene-WellCare Merger Wins Proxy Advisor’s Support

Jun 13, 2019 , Forbes
Shareholder advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has endorsed Centene's acquisition of WellCare Health...
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Health Care Still Adds Jobs In May, But It Was A Significantly Weaker Gain Than Previous Month

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Overall, hiring slowed down from April to May. In other news from the health industry: the CVS-Aetna merger, what happens when your longtime doctor moves and the rapid growth of a chronic disease-coaching...
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Justice Department Wants Closer Examination Of Centene-WellCare Deal

May 24, 2019 , Forbes
The U.S. Justice Department has asked Centene and WellCare Health Plans for more information about their merger, the two health insurers confirmed Thursday....
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Snubbing Takeover Talk, Centene And WellCare Set June Shareholders Vote On Merger

May 24, 2019 , Forbes
Centene and WellCare Health Plans set a date of June 24th for shareholders of each company to approve of their merger at separate meetings....
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FTC Commissioner Calls On Colleagues To Be More Aggressive In Policing Health Care Mergers

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter's remarks support the chorus of calls among lawmakers and policy advocates who say antitrust officials at the FTC and the Justice Department need to get tougher on mergers and anticompetitive conduct across industries. Other health care industry news focuses on Walmart and the American Medical Association....
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Hospitals: Centene-WellCare Merger Threatens Competition

May 03, 2019 , Forbes
The American Hospital Association is urging the U.S. Justice Department to take a close look at Centene’s acquisition of WellCare Health...
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Glimmers Of Stability Emerge For Not-For-Profit, Public Hospitals, But They’re Not Out Of The Woods

Apr 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"That's still an anemic margin overall," said Christopher Kerns, executive director at the Advisory Board. But mergers and acquisitions, steady patient volumes and revenue cycle improvements fueled rising revenue while cost-cutting initiatives. In other industry news: mandatory payment models, HIPAA fines, private-equity and physicians' practices, and...
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Tencent-backed online healthcare platform Trusted Doctor secures $250M

Apr 27, 2019 , Mobile Health News
China's Tencent Trusted Doctor, a venture backed by tech giant Tencent Holdings, announced that it had raised $250M in a fundraising round. The investment was led by Country Garden Holdings, Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital, Tencent Trusted Doctor said in a statement. The fundraising marked the first investment since the entity was formed through a merger of Tencent Doctorwork and Trusted Doctors last...
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Centene’s Obamacare Enrollment Soars As WellCare Deal Faces Regulators

Apr 24, 2019 , Forbes
Centene's profits from Obamacare and Medicaid continue to soar as it enters the regulatory process for its merger with WellCare Health Plans....
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17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from the first quarter of 2019

Apr 06, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
From market consolidation to global expansions, the quarter saw a range of interesting...
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Is Walgreens CEO Pessina Opening Up To A Big Merger?

Apr 05, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina says the drugstore chain is "constantly reviewing a certain number of...
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Cramer: Wall Street will get flooded with IPOs if we don't see more mergers

Mar 27, 2019 , CNBC Health
Jim Cramer says the health care, cloud, and transports sectors are crowded, and the lineup of IPOs could dry up investment...
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After Nearly Two Years Of Bitter Battle Following Their Failed Merger, Cigna And Anthem Await Judge’s Decision

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There's billions of dollars at stake, with each company having "shot for the moon" in their damages requests. The court proceedings peeled back the curtain on large-scale mergers in the health industry, and aired a lot of dirty laundry along the way. In other health industry news: dental insurance, profit reports and federal tax refunds....
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Blue Cross Merger Takes Five States Off The Board For Anthem

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
The five-state deal between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia Health Solutions prevents Anthem from using the valuable Blues brand in new...
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Rite Aid CEO Standley Is Out In 'Managerial' Purge Of 400 Jobs

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Rite Aid's CEO John Standley is leaving in a major management shakeup that follows a period of shareholder unrest and two failed merger attempts during his nine-year reign....
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Congress Weighs Actions to Curb Hospital M&A

Mar 12, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 8—Congress is discussing a variety of ways to reduce mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among providers, including allowing more enforcement against not-for-profit entities, increasing funding of enforcement agencies, and eliminating payment...
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Finding A Caregiver For A Sick Family Member Can Be Extremely Stressful. Now Companies Are Offering Their Help–At A Cost.

Mar 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More and more companies are jumping to help with the onerous task of finding caregivers for children with special needs, sick family members and dying patients. "People are able to spend the final days of a parent's life with them, and they wouldn't have been able to do that otherwise," said Melanie Moriarty, a senior director in human resources at Best Buy. Other health industry news focuses on long-term insurance, mergers and contract...
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Anthem Accuses Cigna Of Doing Everything In Its Power To Sabotage $49B Merger

Feb 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Now that the deal has fallen apart, Cigna is seeking more than $16 billion in damages and termination fees, while Anthem claims it’s owed $20 billion in damages because of Cigna’s intransigence in turning over information to push the merger...
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CEO Power Panel: M&A no longer health systems' top growth strategy

Feb 24, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Members of Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel say the allure of mergers and acquisitions may be losing its stronghold over health system leaders. Finances may slide in 2019, but CEOs insist it's for good...
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Partners-Care New England deal barely bumps Mass. healthcare spending

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The proposed merger of Partners HealthCare and Care New England won't have a dramatic effect on Massachusetts healthcare spending, even if care patterns significantly change, according to the Massachusetts Health Policy...
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