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"… ns behind the recently announced consolidation in the insurance industry—Aetna offering $37 billion for Humana and Anthem bidding $54 billion for Cigna …"

"… dvantage insurers are UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Kaiser Permanente and Aetna. More than half of all the 16.6 million Medicare Advantage enrollees as of …"

"… UnitedHealthcare and Humana—controlled 37 percent of the market. If the Aetna-Humana deal is approved by regulators, at least 44 percent of the market w …"

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"… happen, they say, we’ll have fewer insurance choices. When the CEOs of Aetna and Humana announced a few days ago that they had agreed to a deal in whic …"

"… nd Humana announced a few days ago that they had agreed to a deal in which Aetna will pay $37 billion for Louisville-based Humana, Senate Majority Leader M …"

"… ubtedly will resonate with the GOP’s base. The reality, though, is that Aetna’s proposed acquisition of Humana and Anthem’s $54 billion bid for Cign …"

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"… edom of Information Act lawsuit. The audits involve four health plans: an Aetna Health Inc. plan in New Jersey, Independence Blue Cross in the Philadelphi …"

"… ad no comment. None of the health plans would discuss the audit findings. Aetna, in a statement, said the company had “raised a number of questions and …"

"… million, about one of every three people eligible for Medicare. Last week, Aetna announced plans to buy competitor Humana for $37 billion. But the industry …"

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"… ide where the corporate headquarters will be. Every one of the big five—Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare—are either in play, rumored …"

"… lic with their intentions. Published reports late last week indicated that Aetna had agreed to buy Humana  for $34.1 billion in cash and stock. Anthem …"

"… the biggest deal in industry history. UnitedHealthcare would like to have Aetna and could still make a bid for it.  We’ve seen this movie before, …"

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"… asingly impotent middlemen in the battle to rein in health care costs. “Aetna is Blockbuster,” Brill wrote in his latest book, America's Bitter Pill: …"

"… t overtaken by upheavals in how media is delivered, large insurers such as Aetna are going to be overtaken by changes in the structure and delivery of heal …"

"… nd, according to Fortune, the 14th largest U.S. company of any kind. Aetna, Cigna, Humana and WellPoint, the other big insurers, also bulked up throu …"

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"… gest of which are for-profit insurers UnitedHealth Group, Humana and  Aetna.  As the Center for Public Integrity has reported extensively over t …"

"… ations as allies on its website (and gives them equal billing to Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group), I recognized many of them—the U.S. Cham …"

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"… l medical costs. But insurers were failing miserably, and some of them — Aetna in particular — were also failing Wall Street. Thirteen years ago, inve …"

"… some managed care companies were running their businesses. They felt that Aetna and other big for-profit insurers were spending far too much of their poli …"

"… ance company executive use the term skin-in-the-game was in 2002 when then Aetna CEO John W. Rowe used it during a call with financial analysts and investo …"

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"… March 2010. Anthem’s is up 238 percent over the same time period.  Aetna’s 290 percent. Cigna’s 305 percent. And Humana’s 309 percent. Meanwh …"

"… Unfortunately, Obamacare does little if anything to stop purging.   Aetna at one point was especially aggressive in dumping unprofitable accounts. T …"

"…  reported in 2004 that as part of an effort to boost the bottom line, Aetna spent more than $20 million to install new technology that enabled it to …"

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"… highest points in a year last Wednesday. Some even reached historic highs. Aetna was the only one that fell short of reaching a 52-week high, but only by p …"

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"… of those plans are also nonprofits. The plans with the fewest stars were Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Net and UnitedHealthcare of California, …"

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"… t was enacted. We tend to think that insurers with well-known brands like Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna and UnitedHealthcare have been around forever and likel …"

"… ne of the world’s largest multi-line insurance companies. Its peers were Aetna — which initially was just a life insurer — MetLife, Prudential and Tr …"

"… MetLife, Prudential and Travelers all sold their health care business and Aetna and Cigna decided to get out of the property and casualty business to focu …"

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"… ercent in 2012. Mark Bertolini, the CEO of one of the other big insurers, Aetna, was quoted in the article as saying that his company has gotten “very a …"

"… ternational and technology areas. Bertolini has been candid in saying that Aetna no longer sees itself as a traditional insurer. I predict that the big fo …"

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"… been the top executives of those companies, led by Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurer. Bertolini’s total compensa …"

"… ealthier today than they were this time last year. Of those 11 companies (Aetna, Centene, Cigna, Health Net, Humana, Molina, Triple-S Management Corp., Un …"

"… increases have been equally impressive at most of the other big companies. Aetna’s share price is up 31 percent, Cigna’s 32 percent. United’s is up 2 …"

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"… which operates in more than a dozen states and is owned by insurance giant Aetna. Within a week of the decision, the company freed up $133 million it had h …"

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"… ty of Life Fund has also received financial support from companies such as Aetna and CVS Caremark, as the Center for Public Integrity has previously report …"

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"… hird-degree burns. Two days after he was discharged, he got a letter from Aetna telling him that the company didn’t believe his injuries were “suffici …"

"… be there for him if he ever had an emergency. Faraci filed an appeal, but Aetna executives wouldn’t budge. They said in their denial letter that Faraci …"

"… etter that Faraci’s coverage extended only to services and supplies that Aetna — not his doctors or hospital staff — deems medically necessary. Fara …"

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"… least bit interested in making predictions. Humana declined to comment. An Aetna spokeswoman was quoted as saying only that, “It’s too early to say.” …"

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"… his year at $6,350. And her Kaiser plan is still saving her money over the Aetna plan she had last year. Donna is just as much an advocate for a single-pa …"

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"… among those named in E-Flex’s reports to Congress, as are health insurer Aetna, the Food Marketing Institute and the National Restaurant Association. …"

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"… esearchers and Manufacturers of America, donated $325,000. Health insurer Aetna gave $300,000 and pharmaceutical giant Pfizer gave $275,650. Other top don …"

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"… ased nonprofits received donations from companies including health insurer Aetna Inc., Johnson & Johnson and cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. Ah …"

"… nonprofit has received money from agriculture giant Monsanto Co. ($2,500), Aetna ($2,000) and CVS Caremark Corp. ($1,000). Troy Cumings, executive directo …"

"… rofit called the Fund for Michigan’s Future, which collected $5,000 from Aetna in 2012. In September, on the heels of MacMaster’s announcement that he …"

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"… ting to see if Aetna can convince the court of that.  …"

"… ovide the information state insurance departments would need before giving Aetna the approval to reinstate the cancelled policies. “If we were to go to …"

"… s. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in New York on behalf of an Aetna shareholder, CREW accuses the company of violating the Securities Exchange …"

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"… ur Health newsletter. ------------------------- If you’re wondering why Aetna, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group, four of the biggest for-profits, ar …"

"… lains why we are seeing some of their desperation tactics. Like the letter Aetna is sending to some of its policyholders encouraging them to renew early th …"

"… ts, and many new insurance plans will leave many people with questions,” Aetna’s letter reads. “You can do something right now that could help you sa …"

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"… y months of the Obama administration were corporate executives like former Aetna CEO Ron Williams and the chief lobbyists of the American Hospital Associat …"

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"… l the rage several months ago, like this one from Forbes last December: “Aetna CEO (Mark) Bertolini: Get ready for ‘Rate Shock’ as Some Insurance Pre …"

"… icies on the marketplaces, not what they actually would be able to charge. Aetna, for example, might have liked to be able to charge $500 a month for a cer …"

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"… insurance marketplaces, which will go online October 1, as opportunities. Aetna, Cigna and UnitedHealthcare have all said they will be participating in on …"

"… t believe me? Well just look at history. The big five “insurers” — Aetna, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth and WellPoint — have all changed radically …"

"… oined Cigna in 1993, it was a big multi-line insurance corporation, as was Aetna. Both had big property and casualty and financial services divisions. Unde …"

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"… rance companies.    I first heard about this several weeks ago. Aetna had been encouraging some of its small business customers —whose policie …"

"… instead of January. By taking advantage of this one-time-only offer, those Aetna customers will be able to delay complying with the law—and providing new …"

"… it. I’ve heard from consumer advocates that many insurers are following Aetna’s lead. They’re sending letters to customers—at least to the ones wi …"

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"… And we won’t miss those companies that refuse to take part. Believe me. …"

"… urer by the end of the year. State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Aetna’s decision was disappointing because it will reduce competition, but Aet …"

"… tna’s decision was disappointing because it will reduce competition, but Aetna — the third largest insurer nationally — has never been able to muster …"

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"… ens of lobbying clients this year include corporate titans such as insurer Aetna, Barclays, Boeing, Citigroup, ExxonMobil, General Electric, insurer MetLif …"

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"… dequate coverage quite profitable. Some of the biggest insurers, including Aetna, Cigna and UnitedHealthgroup, bought companies several years ago that spec …"

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