What's bad for health insurers may be good for consumers
After much speculation, it's official: The U.S. Department of Justice announced last Thursday that it is suing to block health insurer Anthem's proposed $48 billion acquisition of Cigna and Aetna's proposed $34 billion acquisition of Humana. The two blockbuster mergers announced last year would shrink the number of major U.S. insurers from five to three.
Konrad, Walecia, "What's bad for health insurers may be good for consumers" (2016). In the News. 1529.