Health Plan Mega-Mergers’ Fate Shrouded in Uncertainty

(By – Gregory A. Freeman,

Analysts familiar with how federal regulators scrutinize such deals say it is far from certain that either the Aetna/Humana or Anthem/ Cigna mergers will be approved. Healthcare leaders are abuzz with speculation about how the mergers of four insurance giants will affect the hospital systems that must do business with them, but those worries may be premature. Read more…


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