Law360, New York (January 23, 2017, 7:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia blocked the proposed $37 billion merger between health insurance giants Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc., siding with the U.S. Justice Department in its antitrust suit. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision is significant.
Michael S. Denniston, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
"District Judge John D. Bates enjoined the merger of Aetna and Humana on Monday, in a significant victory for the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. The court found that the proposed merger would substantially decrease competition in the private Medicare Advantage market, which the court viewed as a definable, separate...
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