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Anthem, Cigna, advocates react to DOJ blocking merger

| Jul 21, 2016

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday filed antitrust lawsuits to block two mega-merger deals between four of the nation's five biggest health insurers. DOJ is joined by attorney generals from 12 other states in opposing Anthem Inc’s $48 billion bid for health insurer Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc’s $37...[ Read More ]

Cigna's Chris Blanton to Lead BridgeSpan

Erin Thurston | Jun 10, 2013 | Oregon, Washington

Chris Blanton has left Cigna Pacific Northwest to serve as president of BridgeSpan, Cambia's exchange affiliate. BridgeSpan will offer products on the exchanges in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Blanton was president and general manager of Cigna Pacific Northwest. More from the press release: BridgeSpan Health Company, an affiliate of...[ Read More ]

National Insurers Begin To Reveal Plans For Exchanges

Erin Thurston | May 6, 2013

Some of the country's largest health insurers are beginning to reveal their plans for operating in the state and federal exchange markets. Cigna plans to participate in five state exchanges, four of which will be operated by the federal government. Meanwhile, United Healthcare has said they will participate in somewhere...[ Read More ]