Hospitals Group to Appeals Court: Stop Anthem-Cigna Merger

, The National Law Journal


The trade group representing 5,000 hospitals has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit urging it to uphold a lower court ruling blocking Anthem Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Cigna Corp. The American Hospitals Association claims the merger would drive up costs and reduce healthcare innovation.

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  • What Hope is There?

    So between hospitals, insurance companies and the governments (federal and local) all colluding to make the most money for themselves, those needing medical care are going to be screwed even more than now.

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