Good News, Bad News In Medicare Trustees Report

July 23, 2015

As Medicare approaches its 50th anniversary next week, the federal program got some welcome financial news Wednesday: Its giant hospital trust fund will be solvent until 2030, and its long-term outlook has improved, according to a report from the program’s trustees. Read More

Anthem Nears Deal to Acquire Cigna for $48 Billion

July 23, 2015

Anthem Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Cigna Corp. for more than $48 billion in a transaction that, alongside another recent proposed tie-up of rivals, would reduce the number of companies atop the U.S. health-insurance industry to three from five. Read More