Cigna Deal Gets Antitrust Nod, Positive Sign for CVS/Aetna

Health insurer Cigna Corp's $52 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co has passed U.S. antitrust scrutiny, the companies said on Monday, allowing them to proceed with a combination they say will lead to lower costs by better coordinating pharmacy and medical benefits. Wall Street analysts had [...]

2018-09-18T20:35:32+00:00September 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

What the $52-billion Cigna purchase of Express Scripts means for consumers

The healthcare industry is consolidating in a series of head-snapping deals. But like many of the recent multibillion-dollar combinations, it’s not clear whether the just-announced $52-billion merger of Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co. will deliver lower premiums or cheaper drugs for consumers. On Thursday, health insurance giant Cigna [...]

2018-03-13T16:37:22+00:00March 13th, 2018|Tags: , |
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