The Antitrust Week In Review
Anthem Inc. to buy Cigna Corp. for over $54 billion
. If approved by antitrust regulators, the deal would create the largest health insurer in the country, covering 53 million lives. The acquisition closely follows Aetna’s announcement, at the beginning of the month, that it would buy Humana for $37 billion. Health insurers are seeking to justify this latest wave of industry consolidation on the ground that...