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Aetna CEO Responds To Senators’ Accusations

The chief executive officer of Aetna Inc. says that “marketplace reality” is pushing the company to exit many public health care exchanges and dismissed criticism of the company by a group of U.S. senators as “unfounded accusations.” Aetna CEO Mark … Continue reading

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Aetna’s Plan to Fund Humana Purchase

Aetna Inc. is putting together a plan to buy Louisville-based Humana Inc. The Connecticut insurer filed a document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that outlines a bond plan to fund the $37 billion deal announced last year. … Continue reading

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Pfizer, Allergan Scrap $160 Billion Deal After U.S. Tax Rule Change

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc and Ireland-based Allergan Plc walked away from their $160 billion merger on Wednesday, a major win for President Barack Obama, who has been pushing to curb deals in which companies move overseas to cut taxes. Pfizer … Continue reading

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