Tag Archives: Mergers

Let’s Modernize How We Manage Our Health Care System

By Rosana Garcia Last week, we discussed why Connecticut should create an Office of Health Strategy, which is part of Senate Bill 795. But there is a second, and just as important, part of that bill – modernizing how we … Continue reading

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The Deal That Just Won’t Die: Anthem-Cigna Merger Appeal

By Jill Zorn Friday, March 24 was a momentous day for those who care about access to quality affordable care. Yes, it was the day that Donald Trump and Paul Ryan temporarily gave up on passing the (Un) American Health … Continue reading

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An Investment Opportunity

By Stephanye R. Clarke On September 8, 2016, the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) rendered its final decision, allowing for the acquisition of L+M Hospital (L+M) by Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). As a member of one of … Continue reading

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Another Victory for Connecticut Consumers: Anthem-Cigna Merger Blocked

by Jill Zorn In a victory for Connecticut consumers, the proposed Anthem-Cigna mega-merger has been blocked by U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman.  This decision follows by just a few weeks the ruling of another federal judge to block the … Continue reading

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Update on the Health Insurance Merger Trials

By Jill Zorn The Department of Justice filed law suits in July to stop the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers and both trials are now underway in Washington, D.C. Anthem-Cigna The Anthem-Cigna trial started on November 21. The first phase of … Continue reading

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Yale New Haven Health/L+M Hospital decision has been rendered… and now the work begins

By Stephanye R. Clarke The state gave the green light for the proposed affiliation between Yale New Haven Health (Yale), Connecticut’s largest health care system and Lawrence + Memorial (L+M) earlier this month. As a reminder, back in February  of … Continue reading

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Bribery or Blackmail? Aetna Takes its Toys and Goes Home

By Jill Zorn Yesterday, the Huffington Post published a scoop on why insurance giant Aetna may have chosen to pull out of almost all of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces where they currently compete. Reporters Jonathan Cohn … Continue reading

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