Insurance Mega-Mergers Draw Concern From Federal, State Regulators


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Aetna Said To Meet With DOJ On Friday About Humana Deal


Aetna Inc. is preparing to meet with top U.S. Justice Department officials on Friday as it seeks to win antitrust approval for its $37 billion takeover of rival Humana Inc., people familiar with the matter said.
The insurer plans to meet with antitrust officials, including the department’s No. 3, Bill Baer, one of the people said, a top-level gathering that signals the review is entering a final, make-or-break stage. (Tracer, McLaughlin and Hammond, 7/7)