StrategyHas Community Health Systems Finally Bottomed Out?
After selling more than 80 hospitals in three years, leaders of the large for-profit hospital operator are suggesting the worst...
Strategy5 States Reiterate Support for CVS-Aetna Deal
The states involved in the case are asking the judge for 10 minutes to speak during a hearing early next...
StrategyIt's Not You, It's Me. Addressing Cultural Compatibility in Mergers
The importance of cultural compatibility is a common theme in any discussion of M&A success or failure, as is establishing...
StrategyMore Aggressive Review of Hospital Mergers Needed, Says FTC Commissioner
The problems include 'a legal shield' enjoyed by nonprofit hospitals, and the solutions include more retrospective analysis of close calls,...
StrategyJudge Picks 6 Witnesses, Sets CVS-Aetna Hearing Date
The selected witnesses will be allowed to testify up to eight hours total early next month in a hearing that...
StrategyGundersen Health System, Marshfield Clinic Mulling 'Merger of Equals'
The two CEOs say they hope to enhance care for their communities, bring costs down, and become 'the preeminent rural...
StrategyMeet the 5 Witnesses Lining Up to Testify in Favor of CVS-Aetna Deal
The proposed witnesses include executives from CVS, Aetna, and Wellcare, plus consultants with government experience.
FinanceExpress Scripts Merger Shows Promise as Cigna Revenues Triple
The Bloomfield, Connecticut-based insurer rebounded with revenues totalling nearly $38 billion in Q1.
StrategyIs Healthcare's M&A Trend Softening?
Several results from a recent HealthLeaders survey suggest that M&A activity levels may be on the verge of easing.
StrategyAHA Urges DOJ to Scrutinize Centene-WellCare Merger
The deal threatens to reduce competition for 'tens of millions of consumers across broad swaths of the country,' the hospital...
FinanceIn First Quarter of Combined Operations with Aetna, CVS Revenues Jump 35%
CVS Health's still-pending acquisition of Aetna delivered exceptional financials for the company in Q1.
FinanceEarnings Rebound for WellCare in First Report Since Centene Announcement
The Tampa-based insurer's net income and total revenues experienced a significant bump compared to Q1 2018.