AHA Urges DOJ To Investigate Anthem-Cigna Acquisition
This week, the American Hospital Association sent a letter to the Department of Justice asking antitrust regulators to investigate whether Anthem's planned acquisition of Cigna would increase health care costs. AHA argued that the acquisition could reduce health plan competition in 817 geographic markets, which serve 45 million consumers.
- "U.S. Hospitals Urge DOJ Antitrust Probe of Anthem-Cigna Deal" (Humer, Reuters, 8/6).