Anthem Said to Face U.S. Skepticism Cigna Deal Can Be Fixed

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  • Health insurers met with Justice Department’s No. 3 on Friday
  • Antitrust cops said to worry merger would hurt competition

The Justice Department has told Anthem Inc. that the health insurer’s planned takeover of Cigna Corp. threatens competition and probably can’t be fixed by selling parts of their businesses, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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