The Foundation, along with its coalition partners who oppose the proposed mega-mergers of Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana, sent a letter signed by 43 state and national organizations to the Department of Justice (DOJ) expressing grave concerns about poor regulatory oversight seen in many state reviews of these mergers.
The letter’s signatories urge the DOJ to carefully review the mergers’ impact on each state and the country as a whole. The DOJ has the expertise and enforcement power to protect people from the harm these mergers will cause.
Some media outlets have already begun to report on the significance of this letter:
- Activists Question State Reviews Of Proposed Aetna-Humana, Anthem-Cigna Deals, Hartford Courant
- Merger opponents ask DOJ to block Aetna-Humana, Anthem-Cigna deals, CT Mirror
- Cigna-Anthem Deal: Groups Say Connecticut Controversy Requires Federal Intervention As GOP Demands Legislative Hearings, International Business Times
This letter comes on the heels of an announcement last week from seven U.S. Senators calling on the DOJ to block two proposed health insurer mergers.
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