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Health Insurer Cigna Buying Express Scripts for $52 Billion – U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World Report Health Insurer Cigna Buying Express Scripts for $52 BillionU.S. News & World ReportFILE – In this July 25, 2017, file photo, Express Scripts prescription medication bottles are arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. Health insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts, […]

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Hearing Amazon's Footsteps, the Health Care Industry Shudders – New York Times
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New York Times Hearing Amazon's Footsteps, the Health Care Industry ShuddersNew York TimesThe pharmacy market, with huge amounts of consumer spending and frustrating inefficiencies, could be attractive to Amazon. Credit Mario Anzuoni/Reuters. SEATTLE — With little more than a whiff of Amazon's interest in a new business, the company can …Brainstorm Health: Aetna CVS Deal, Amazon […]

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Questions About Whole Foods, Dumpster Diving, Spices, Health Insurance, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. What’s next for investing money? 2. Dumpster diving for cash? 3. Health insurance steps after divorce 4. Buying winter socks 5. How to […]

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Soda tax fizzles out in Chicago area after clash over health, taxes, sales – USA TODAY
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USA TODAY Soda tax fizzles out in Chicago area after clash over health, taxes, salesUSA TODAYThe Chicago-area soda tax is expected to fizzle out Wednesday, potentially putting the future of similar measures in jeopardy after a bitter clash between the soda industry, public officials and public health advocates. A Cook County board committee …Cook County […]

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Anthem leaves 2 more state health insurance marketplaces – Washington Post
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Washington Post Anthem leaves 2 more state health insurance marketplacesWashington PostAnthem, an Affordable Care Act stalwart, is shrinking its participation in the program and pulling out of two more state marketplaces. Anthem announced its exit from Wisconsin and Indiana on Wednesday, the deadline in many states for insurers to file …Anthem, MDwise Leaving Indiana Health […]

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How to Choose the Best Health Savings Account
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Ever since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Americans have shown a renewed interest in health savings accounts, or HSAs. These versatile, tax-advantaged savings accounts were created for individuals and families with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) with the goal of helping them save money to cover their own medical bills. […]

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Warren Buffett, at Berkshire Meeting, Condemns Republican Health Care Bill – New York Times
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New York Times Warren Buffett, at Berkshire Meeting, Condemns Republican Health Care BillNew York TimesWarren E. Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's chief executive, and his No. 2, Charlie Munger, with red tie, presided over the annual shareholders meeting in Omaha on Saturday. Credit Nati Harnik/Associated Press. Every year, tens of thousands of investors …5 Key Takeaways From Today's […]

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Iowa may be without individual health plans if insurer pulls out – WBIR-TV
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WBIR-TV Iowa may be without individual health plans if insurer pulls outWBIR-TVTens of thousands of individual health policy consumers in Iowa could be left with no health insurance options if the last carrier for most of the state stops selling such policies, as it suggested Wednesday. Medica, a Minnesota-based health insurer …Aetna will exit Obamacare […]

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