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U.S. Opposes Anthem Push for a Quick Trial in Cigna Merger Cases

August 2, 2016

Anthem Inc. is pushing for a speedy decision on the government’s bid to block the health insurer’s planned $48 billion merger with rival Cigna Corp. The government doesn’t want that, and on Wednesday its lawyers told a federal judge the case is too complex to rush a ruling. Read More

Making Care More Affordable, But Not Less Expensive

August 2, 2016

The big rate increases announced last week for health insurance policies sold by California’s version of the federal health reform are the latest evidence that the Affordable Care Act, despite its name, cannot do much to tame the rise of health care costs. Read More