There continues to be developments regarding the proposed mergers between Anthem/Cigna and Aetna/Humana. Yesterday, the Justice Department reported they will likely file lawsuits this month to halt both proposed mergers. If the Justice Department does take action, it may significantly delay any merger. Additional details can be found at the link below:
Pending such action by the Justice Department, Georgia's Department of Insurance continues their own review of the proposed mergers and has scheduled the required public hearing for the Aetna/Humana proposed merger:
Aetna/Humana Public Hearing
Tuesday, July 26
Georgia Department of Insurance
DOI has not yet announced the hearing date for the proposed Anthem/Cigna merger; when that date is announced, Merit will disseminate notice to our members.