Category Archives: Health care

Wolf Richter: Judge Reveals Shady Side of Crushed Aetna-Humana Merger, Banks to Lick their Wounds, Aetna to Get Pummeled

Yesterday, a federal judge blocked Aetna’s $34-billion acquisition of Humanam, citing concerns that their combined pricing power would raise costs to consumers.

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“Many Areas of Appalachia and Mississippi Delta Have Lower Life Expectancy Than Bangladesh”

Four Nobel Prize winners agree that rent-seeking is the biggest driver of rising inequality.

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