Court to Speed Appeal in Cigna/Anthem Case

The US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, has agreed to Anthem’s request for an expedited appeal of the lower court ruling blocking Anthem’s $54 billion merger withfeatured

Anthem Options Dwindle in Cigna Appeal

Options for Anthem to rescue its merger with Cigna are dwindling with each day, even after the Delaware Chancery Court agreed Wednesday to block Cigna’s bid to immediately terminate the $54 billion deal. To Keep Reading, Request a Trial Already a subscriber? Log-infeatured

Options Narrow for Anthem Appeal

A federal appeals court has set a preliminary schedule for Anthem’s bid to overturn last week’s ruling blocking Anthem’s proposed merger with Cigna, but the schedule makes it impossiblefeatured

Anthem Appeal Could Buy Time

Anthem said it will ask for an expedited appeal of Wednesday’s federal court ruling blocking its merger with Cigna, at least extending the deadline for which it will be liable for a reversefeatured

Judge to Rule by End of Month on Alere’s Arriva Medical Unit

A federal judge said this afternoon that he will decide by the end of the month whether to restore Arriva Medical’s Medicare billing rights while an administrative law judge determinesfeatured

Alere Races Against Trial Date to Complete Arriva Medical Appeal

Alere is hoping to erase one major obstacle to its merger with Abbott Laboratories — the uncertainty over its Arriva Medical subsidiary — before an April court date that will determine thefeatured

Change of Administration May Present Humana/Aetna Merger Angles

A federal court in Washington, D.C., appeared to deal the Humana/Aetna merger a deathblow yesterday, but experts see an opening for the giant health insurance combination as the new Trumpfeatured

Corrected: Judge Promises to Protect Alere from Impending Drop-Dead Date

Revised at 1:56pm EST – The Delaware Chancery Court has set aside six days at the end of April for a trial to determine whether Abbott Laboratories can walk away from its acquisition of Alere, which would brush upfeatured

DOJ v. Cigna/Anthem – Final Day Summary Arguments

Today in U.S. District Court summary arguments will be presented by both sides in the Department of Justice’s challenge of the merger of Cigna and Anthem.  The format will be a question and answer session as the judge in the case asked for at the end of the first phase of the trial.  CTFN’s notes … Read Morefeatured

DOJ v. Cigna/Anthem – Notes from January 3 Proceedings

The Department of Justice’s challenge continues today in U.S. District Court against the merger of Cigna and Anthem.  Proceedings began at 10am EST.  CTFN’s reporter’s notes will be posted below.featured


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