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US: Anthem files motion to bar Cigna from terminating $54B merger

Anthem has filed a motion with the Delaware Court of Chancery for a preliminary injunction that would prevent Cigna from terminating their $54 billion...

US: Memorial Hospital gets a lifeline with proposed merger

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island should soon have a new owner as a result of a proposed major hospital merger announced. The Care New...

US: Medicaid reform allows hospital collaboration

New York health-care providers are working together under a Medicaid waiver program that looks to improve care, reduce costs and potentially provide cover from...

US: Carolinas HealthCare loses bid to dismiss antitrust lawsuit

Carolinas HealthCare System has lost a bid to dismiss a US Justice Department lawsuit accusing the largest hospital network in North Carolina of imposing...

US: House passes bill repealing antitrust exemption for health insurers

The House easily passed bills promoting association health plans and repealing the health insurance industry's exemption to the antitrust regulation, both considered part of...

US: Pennsylvania sees healthcare merger proposal

UPMC is pursuing an ambitious deal to affiliate with Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System, according to two people familiar with the talks, potentially giving UPMC entry...

US: Hospitals scrap merger over antitrust concern

Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem are ending their plans to merge following a federal judge's ruling Tuesday against the systems. US District Judge...

US: Judge blocks Aetna’s $37 billion deal for Humana

A federal judge ruled on Monday that a $37 billion merger between the health insurance providers Aetna and Humana should not be consummated on...
Analyzing The Geographic Market In Hospital Mergers: Travel Patterns Take A Backseat To Payer Response

Analyzing The Geographic Market In Hospital Mergers: Travel Patterns Take A...

By Andrea Levine & Andy Hasty - This article looks at recent hospital merger cases which highlight not only the importance of a properly defined geographic...
FTC v. Penn State Hershey Medical Center: Third Circuit Appeal Could Lead to Important Decision for Future Hospital Mergers

FTC v. Penn State Hershey Medical Center: Third Circuit Appeal Could...

By Pete Levitas & Bryan M. Marra - On May 9, 2016, District Judge John E. Jones III of the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied a joint...
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