The appeals court has upheld a lower-court ruling blocking the proposed $54-billion mega-merger between the two health insurance giants.
Contrary to Anthem’s assertions, the proposed merger would harm patient choice and degrade the quality of care.
The AMA urges the U.S. Justice Department to reject any settlement offers that would allow Anthem-Cigna merger.
Federal judges block both insurer megamergers capping 18 months of physician efforts that paid off.
Federal judge rules Aetna-Humana merger anticompetitive. Eighteen months of physician efforts provide compelling evidence for blocking the deal.