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Anthem, Aetna CEOs strike positive chord at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

Though recent financial news for health insurers has been less than upbeat, the CEOs of Anthem and Aetna were optimistic about both their 2016 outlook and the individual market during presentations at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Tuesday in San Francisco.

Aetna's Mark Bertolini, Cigna's David Cordani weigh in on mergers, drug costs

Though they are both pursuing mergers with other companies, Cigna CEO David Cordani and Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini recently expressed very similar ideas about the benefits of health insurer consolidation and the importance of shifting to value-based payment models.

Aetna's third-quarter earnings rise

Aetna announced its third-quarter financial results Thursday, reporting operating earnings of $688.6 million--a 6 percent per share increase from the same quarter last year.

Aetna, Humana shareholders approve health insurers' merger

Both Aetna and Humana shareholders "overwhelmingly" approved the two insurance giants' proposed merger in separate meetings Monday--but the deal still faces hurdles in the regulatory review process.

Anthem does not plan to make divestitures in deal to acquire Cigna

Though divestitures are common in large-scale acquisitions, Anthem does not expect to have to make any as it closes its merger with Cigna, according to a newly released piece from Policy and Regulatory Report.  

In latest hearing, provider groups come out swinging against insurer mergers

During the third of three recent hearings on consolidation in the healthcare industry, representatives from the provider community made it clear that they are not going to let the pending health insurer mergers go down without a fight.  

Too soon for Aetna, Anthem to declare victory in merger review process

When it comes to the rigorous review process that major industry mergers must face, how soon is too soon to declare victory? Personally, I would argue that any time before the Department of Justice...

Senate panel grills Aetna, Anthem execs on merger deals

Senators and expert witnesses alike expressed skepticism about the proposed merger deals between four of the country's largest health insurers during a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.  

Which CEO would get biggest golden parachute in health insurer merger?

The chief executives of three of the major U.S. health insurers currently locked in merger maneuvering have a lot to gain if takeover bids for their companies come to fruition, Bloomberg reports

How Aetna's decision to raise minimum wages reflects insurer's strategic focus

In an interview with Strategy&Business, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini discussed how the decision to raise employee wages reflects the insurer's overall strategy of becoming a more consumer-oriented and ethical company.