Annual Waste in U.S. Healthcare System Nears $1 Trillion
The waste equates to approximately a quarter of all healthcare spending, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Humana Puts Tax Savings Into Worker Benefits
The insurer is raising its minimum wage, joining other companies that have announced some form of bonus or wage hike resulting from the new tax law.
Humana Takes 40% Stake in Kindred at Home
The insurer's contribution to a $4 billion buyout of Kindred Healthcare furthers its cost-saving strategy of keeping patients out of the hospital.
Aetna, Humana Walk Away From $34B Merger
The insurers cited the Jan. 23 ruling in which a federal judge found the deal would substantially reduce competition in the Medicare Advantage market.
Judge Derails Aetna-Humana Megamerger
The deal would substantially reduce competition in the Medicare Advantage market, a judge says in upholding the DoJ's antitrust lawsuit.
Aetna Suffers Losses On Affordable Care Act Business
Aetna's CEO has "serious concerns about the sustainability of the public exchanges."
Anthem to Buy Cigna For $48.3B
The deal further concentrates the market for commercial health-care insurance.
Could Insurer Consolidation Check Health Costs?
It may be counterintuitive, but combinations like Aetna's planned purchase of Humana could lead to lower pricing from medical providers.
Aetna to Acquire Humana for $37 Billion
Merger will create the second-largest managed care firm as the frenzy of health insurance deals continues.
Aetna-Humana Could Be Next Health Insurer Deal
Cigna, which recently fended off a hostile takeover bit from Anthem, is also said to be interested in buying Humana.
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending April 4
Wells Fargo, Humana, Warner Music, Dynamic Materials, Medivation, Synchronoss Technologies, Sizmek, Lakeland Financial