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Pallone Pushes Walden To Hold An E&C Hearing On CVS-Aetna Merger

December 05, 2017
House Energy & Commerce ranking Democrat Frank Pallone (NJ) on Tuesday (Dec. 5) asked committee Chair Greg Walden (R-OR) to hold a hearing on CVS Health's plan to purchase Aetna for $69 billion because, he said, the merger would be a new frontier for the health industry and it has the potential to either benefit or harm consumers. “As the business of healthcare continues to morph, it is critical that Congress closely examine the changing relationships among healthcare entities and...


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