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  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: Greece's Tsipras says bailout referendum is about living 'in Europe with dignity' The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local): ___ 10:50 p.m. Greece's prime minister is urging citizens...

    Regulators Promise Vigorous Review Of Aetna-Humana Deal

    Regulators Promise Vigorous Review Of Aetna-Humana Deal
    Now comes the waiting. Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. have agreed to join forces. Before a merger can go through, however, regulators in Washington and in the states will have to evaluate the market impact and approve the marriage. First, the companies...

    Health care solution could eliminate insurers

    Michael Mayo's column "After Obamacare Ruling, Dissent from Past Supporter," illustrates the deficiencies in the Affordable Care Act. His last sentence, however, points to the solution — if we simply create a Medicare-for-all plan, it could...

    Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion

    Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion
    HARTFORD — Aetna Inc. will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced Friday. Mark Bertolini, Aetna's CEO, will lead the combined company, whose headquarters will remain in...