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"… nger of Heather Podesta and Partners, whose clients include health insurer Cigna, Fitbit, NextEra Energy, SpaceX and the Uranium Producers of America, cont …"

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"… ast year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy appointed Katharine Wade, a former Cigna Corp. lobbyist whose husband still works there, while the health insurance …"

"… , which Malloy had been elected to chair. Additional money from Anthem and Cigna flowed this year — at least $560,000 — as Malloy resisted pressure fro …"

"… e increasingly donated to the DGA,” he said, also noting that Anthem and Cigna contributed more this year, $570,000, to the rival Republican gr …"

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"… care premiums, two such deals now under consideration — Aetna-Humana and Cigna-Anthem — would shrink the major players in U.S. health insurance from fi …"

"… arine Wade, had been overseeing the merger of healthcare giants Anthem and Cigna, even though she is a former Cigna lobbyist and her husband is a lawyer th …"

"… merger of healthcare giants Anthem and Cigna, even though she is a former Cigna lobbyist and her husband is a lawyer there. For months, she resisted calls …"

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"… ve offered to pay more than $90 billion to buy two competitors, Humana and Cigna, will testify before a Senate panel Tuesday, in an effort to persuade lawm …"

"… will happen if the Justice Department approves the Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna deals and the health insurance marketplace becomes even more dominated by …"

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"… deals in which Aetna, Inc. would buy Humana Inc. and Anthem Inc. would buy Cigna Corp., will consumers benefit? Or will the winners be limited primarily to …"

"… pping fortunes for themselves. As I wrote last month, while I was still at Cigna, Healthsource CEO Norman Payson pocketed $94 million when Cigna’s $1.45 …"

"… s still at Cigna, Healthsource CEO Norman Payson pocketed $94 million when Cigna’s $1.45 billion acquisition of Healthsource was completed in 1997. Seve …"

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"… Aetna offering $37 billion for Humana and Anthem bidding $54 billion for Cigna—is the desire of the acquiring companies to boost their presence in the …"

"… petitors are relatively new to the business. I can recall my former CEO at Cigna, Ed Hanway, turning his nose up at Medicare money as recently as the mid-2 …"

"… which provides health benefits to military personnel.  If the Anthem-Cigna deal goes through, that combined company will also have a hefty percentage …"

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"… etna’s proposed acquisition of Humana and Anthem’s $54 billion bid for Cigna—and UnitedHealthcare's reported interest in Cigna—is McConnell’s and …"

"… s $54 billion bid for Cigna—and UnitedHealthcare's reported interest in Cigna—is McConnell’s and Haislmaier’s beloved free market at work. And in …"

"… I noted last week, the big five for-profit health insurers (Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare) are the result of several deals that were co …"

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"… orporate headquarters will be. Every one of the big five—Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare—are either in play, rumored to be in play&n …"

"… nc., the largest by membership, has offered even more, $47 billion, to buy Cigna. If approved, it would be the biggest deal in industry history. UnitedHeal …"

"… very case, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. One of my jobs at Cigna was to help manage communications when the company bought another insurer, …"

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"… dent—and my boss. I was reporting to him when I left the company to join Cigna. A few years later, Smith was named president of Community Health Service …"

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"… for its clients. I worked with APCO on several projects during my years at Cigna.  The Better Medicare Alliance’s raison d’etre is to widen the f …"

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"… tion to submit an op-ed, as was the case several years ago when Ed Hanway, Cigna’s CEO at the time, and I visited with then Dow Jones CEO Peter Kann and …"

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"… time because I was on the front lines of the backlash. As a spokesman for Cigna, I had the unenviable responsibility of responding to a seemingly endless …"

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"… 10, to be precise, the day President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Cigna CEO David Cordani, predicted that cost shifting was only going to get wors …"

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"… is up 238 percent over the same time period.  Aetna’s 290 percent. Cigna’s 305 percent. And Humana’s 309 percent. Meanwhile, the number of Amer …"

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"… the share prices of five of the six largest for-profit health insurers — Cigna, Health Net, Humana, UnitedHealthcare and WellPoint/Anthem — reached the …"

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"… onprofits. The plans with the fewest stars were Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Net and UnitedHealthcare of California, all for-profit companies. …"

"… bsp;were the for-profits and the ones with the lowest were the nonprofits. Cigna, where I used to work, had the highest ratio. It had more than three times …"

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"… tend to think that insurers with well-known brands like Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna and UnitedHealthcare have been around forever and likely will always be wi …"

"… spitals and became Humana the managed care company. I left Humana to join Cigna in 1993. Cigna, which started out as a fire and marine insurance company, …"

"… ame Humana the managed care company. I left Humana to join Cigna in 1993. Cigna, which started out as a fire and marine insurance company, had by then mor …"

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"… h health insurers at all. I wrote a few months back that my former CEO at Cigna once said that what kept him up at night was the possibility that American …"

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"… she did. And I lived to tell about it. I had no misgivings. When I was at Cigna, many of my colleagues and I were treated by one of the nurse practitioner …"

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"… s a shock to me. During my two decades in the industry, at both Humana and Cigna, I came to understand just how much of a cash cow the Medicare Advantage p …"

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"… han they were this time last year. Of those 11 companies (Aetna, Centene, Cigna, Health Net, Humana, Molina, Triple-S Management Corp., UnitedHealth Group …"

"… t most of the other big companies. Aetna’s share price is up 31 percent, Cigna’s 32 percent. United’s is up 28 percent. And WellPoint’s is up 39 pe …"

"… mmission earlier this spring. When I handled financial communications for Cigna, the day I dreaded most every year was the day we filed the company’s pr …"

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"… d they can lose money when risk-based payments don’t cover their costs. Cigna Healthcare of Arizona, for example, disputed the audit finding that it was …"

"… an $23 million for 2007. Calling the audit standards “fatally flawed,” Cigna said it actually lost about $800,000 that year treating the 100 patients w …"

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"… her euphemism, by the way.   I myself — and thousands of my fellow Cigna employees — were notified several years ago, long before I left my job, …"

"… g discontinued. Yep, we got notices in the mail. If we wanted to stay in a Cigna-subsidized health plan, we would have to switch to a high-deductible plan. …"

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"… uch skimpy coverage that some insurance brokers have refused to sell them. Cigna, for example, marketed a limited-benefit plan to narrowly targeted prospec …"

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"… least in health care. I remember all too well when more than a decade ago Cigna encountered huge problems when it began moving its policyholders from nume …"

"… t was a mess that cost the company dearly. And that was just one company. Cigna eventually fixed the problems and recovered. Chances are most of the compa …"

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"… ance industry as we know it. As I’ve noted previously, my former CEO at Cigna said at a leadership retreat that what kept him up at night was the fear t …"

"… th newsletter. ------------------------- If you’re wondering why Aetna, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group, four of the biggest for-profits, are not p …"

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"… ate is doing resembles what many private insurance companies do, including Cigna, where I used to work. Insurers have their own departments that make decis …"

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

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

"… umana in 1989, it was known primarily as a hospital company. When I joined Cigna in 1993, it was a big multi-line insurance corporation, as was Aetna. Both …"

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"… se, like other big national insurers — most notably UnitedHealthcare and Cigna — it prefers to sell coverage to employers, not individuals. So Aetna’ …"

"… rrangement, the employer pays a substantial fee to a company like Aetna or Cigna to negotiate contracts with doctors and hospitals and make decisions about …"

"… y is Aetna passing on the California exchange, so are UnitedHealthcare and Cigna. And it’s not just California. These big firms have decided to participa …"

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

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