Merger Mania in Medicine – What Will It Cost Us?

The federal government is currently debating whether the big six health insurance companies in the U.S. will soon become the big four. Aetna and Humana have announced plans to merge, as have Anthem and Cigna. The American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association strongly oppose the health insurance mergers, saying they will reduce competition in consumer markets. Meanwhile, healthcare provider groups continue

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