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Will States Kill The Big Insurance Mergers?

Category: Insurance Published: Sunday, 10 July 2016 Written by Chance Allen

Federal regulators are being watched closely as they decide how to respond to two big health insurance deals currently on the table in the United States. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are reviewing both Aetnas $37 billion proposal to buy Humana, as well as Anthems $48 billion deal for Cigna. However, individual states could have the power to kill the deals without federal interference.

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