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Aetna-Humana merger

News Release
Posted by Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA — Consumer Watchdog today urged the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) to use its authority over the proposed Aetna-Humana merger to enforce a binding agreement that the combined company will not implement any rate hikes that are deemed unreasonable by regulators. In a letter to DMHC, Consumer Watchdog wrote that Aetna...
News Story
Posted by Mark Reback
A coalition of nine consumer advocacy and union groups are urging Florida regulators to think twice about approving big health mergers they say will reduce competition and consumer choice and could lead to higher premiums in counties including Palm Beach. For example, combining Aetna and Humana “would give the combined entity over half of...