U.S. Said Readying Suits Against Anthem, Aetna Insurer Deals

  • Justice Department action on deals could come this week
  • Mergers would consolidate U.S. industry to three major players

Justice Dept. Action on Insurer Deals May Come This Week

U.S. antitrust officials are poised to file lawsuits to block Anthem Inc.’s takeover of rival health-insurer Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc.’s deal to buy Humana Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter.

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