Anthem/Cigna blocked for effect on national accounts

Pallavi Guniganti

09 February 2017

Anthem/Cigna blocked for effect on national accounts

L-R: Cigna's chief executive David Cordani shakes hands with Anthem's Joseph Swedish

The Department of Justice won another injunction against the merger of two large health insurers yesterday, but Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s decision to block Anthem from buying Cigna appears to be more limited in scope than her colleague’s in stopping the Aetna/Humana deal.