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  1. Insurer Anthem hikes 2015 forecast, 2Q earnings climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... the latest multi-billion dollar deal to drop in an industry where the main players are scrambling to get bigger. Aetna Inc., the nation's third-largest health insurer, also plans to spend about $35 billion Medicare Advantage provider Humana Inc. ...

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  2. Woman with rare, painful disease denied treatmentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... the same struggles," said Eyler. "A similar movement that no company should be able to dictate how our lives unfold." Aetna's Clinical Policy Bulletins are formulated using sound, evidence-based information and guidelines that help us determine what ...

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  3. What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, August 3Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Reuters

    ... will want to know more about Duke's cost-cut measures and its plans for its international operations. Health insurer Aetna Inc, fresh off announcing plans to buy smaller rival Humana Inc, will announce second-quarter earnings and discuss its outlook ...

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  4. These are Charlotte's largest health insurance companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ... list, with 79,479 people enrolled in its full-service PPOs. The company also has the highest enrollment in the state. Aetna Inc. is second on the list, with Mecklenburg County enrollment of 7,041. For the rest of the list, including N.C. enrollment ...

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  5. Half-Million Dollar Income Project: July UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seeking Alpha

    ... market -- being required to provide healthcare to everyone means that insurers have had to deal with burgeoning costs. Aetna's(NYSE: AET ) acquisition of Humana represents the market's attempt to consolidate those costs. While the two major ...

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  6. UPDATE 3-Health insurer Cigna says 2nd-qtr medical costs stay low; profit beatsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    ... will pressure the profitability for these companies long term," Morningstar Research analyst Vishnue Lekraj said. Aetna Inc agreed to buy smaller rival Humana Inc in early July, just weeks before Anthem and Cigna reached a deal. The mergers are ...

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  7. Health insurer Cigna says second-quarter medical costs stay low; profit beatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... will pressure the profitability for these companies long term," Morningstar Research analyst Vishnue Lekraj said. Aetna Inc agreed to buy smaller rival Humana Inc in early July, just weeks before Anthem and Cigna reached a deal. The mergers are ...

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  8. Humana Shareholders May Say Yes To The Deal But No To The Golden ParachuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seeking Alpha

    I've written about the Humana and Aetna deal before, and the huge severance package going to the CEO of less than two years' tenure in a story for Fortune called Get hired, get sold, get fired, get rich . At that time, however, I was not aware of the deal sweetener that was exposed in an exclusive story by Grace Schneider of the Louisville Courier Gazette.

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  9. Humana won't be talking about its financials for a whileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Business Journal

    You won't be hearing much from officials at Humana Inc. for a while. Because of its upcoming $37 billion acquisition by Aetna Inc. , the company cancelled a conference call this morning that was scheduled to take place following the release of its second quarter earnings results.

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  10. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - July 30Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    ... Madagascar. ( on.wsj.com/1ShvRd0 ) * The health-insurance industry is being reshaped, in part because of efforts by Aetna Inc's Mark Bertolini, who has struck a $34 billion deal for Humana Inc, and Anthem Inc's Joseph Swedish, whose company is ...

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  11. CEOs at Aetna, Anthem Help to Reshape Health-Insurance IndustryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WRKO-AM Brighton

    The health-insurance industry is being reshaped, in part because of efforts by Aetna's Mark T. Bertolini, who has struck a deal for Humana, and Anthem's Joseph Swedish, whose company is seeking to acquire Cigna.

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  12. Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5BRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Inc., is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would make it the nation's biggest insurer by enrollment. Aetna Inc., the nation's third-largest insurer, also plans a $35 billion bid for Humana Inc. Teva is Israel's largest drug company ...

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  13. Insurer Anthem hikes 2015 forecast as earnings climbRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the latest multi-billion dollar deal to drop in an industry where the main players are scrambling to get bigger. Aetna Inc., the nation's third-largest health insurer, also plans to spend about $35 billion Medicare Advantage provider Humana Inc. ...

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  14. Humana beats 2Q profit forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SFGate

    Humana's second-quarter earnings jumped about 25 percent in a better-than-expected performance, as a business sale gain and premium growth helped the Medicare Advantage coverage provider. The Louisville, Kentucky, company, which is being acquired by fellow insurer Aetna Inc., said Wednesday that it earned $431 million in the three months that ended June 30. That's up from $344 million in the previous year's quarter.

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  15. UPDATE 2-Health insurer Anthem's profit beats as Medicaid memberships riseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    ... shift to manage costs through growth, and negotiate better prices with providers. In early July, No. 3 insurer Aetna Inc said it would buy rival Humana Inc. Anthem, which operates Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in more than a dozen states, said on ...

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  16. As insurance giants merge, Maryland wants them to bring jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Business Journal

    ... merger between two of the largest insurance companies in the country is the second in recent weeks. Earlier in July, Aetna Inc. announced plans to acquire Humana Inc. When it comes to insurance company mergers, much of the focus rightly is on the ...

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  17. Humana reports solid quarterly earnings as Aetna merger loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Business Insurance

    Humana Inc. reported increases in net income and premiums on Wednesday, just weeks after announcing a proposed $37 billion merger with larger health insurer Aetna Inc. The health insurer reported net income of $431 million for the second quarter of 2015, a 25.3% increase over the same period a year ago, Humana said in a statement. Meanwhile, premiums rose 14.1% to $1.32 billion.

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  18. Humana profit jumps 25%, sees Medicare challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MarketWatch

    Humana Inc., which has agreed to sell itself to Aetna Inc., on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected 25% jump in profit in its second quarter, though revenue disappointed as the health insurer faces challenges in its Medicare Advantage business. Humana said it took actions to improve profitability in its individual commercial and state-based contracts businesses in the quarter.

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  19. Humana Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results; Reaffirms 2015 Financial GuidanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Business Wire

    ... impact of share repurchases. On July 3, 2015, the company announced it entered into a definitive agreement with Aetna Inc. (Aetna) under which Aetna will acquire all outstanding shares of Humana for a combination of cash and stock. Under terms of ...

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  20. UPDATE 1-Health insurer Humana's profit beats as memberships riseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    Health insurer Humana Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong growth in memberships in its Medicare Advantage business for individuals. Humana, which agreed to be bought by larger health insurer Aetna Inc for $37 billion this month, also reaffirmed its full-year profit forecast.

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