Cigna Corp (CI.N)
Nov 13 Express Scripts Holding Co on
Tuesday announced a new drug reimbursement list with lower U.S.
prices for brand-name medications, as a way to encourage
drugmakers to move away from paying rebates after a prescription
Nov 7 Humana Inc reported third-quarter
profit that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday and the U.S.
health insurer raised its full-year profit forecast, helped by
strong demand for health plans in its core Medicare Advantage
business for people who are older than 65 or with disabilities.
Nov 1 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
** Canada's Encana Corp will buy Newfield Exploration
Co for $5.5 billion, giving the natural gas producer
greater access to North America's biggest oilfields, and
potentially spurring further deals.
* Shares up 3.1 percent at $220.26
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* Indexes: Dow 0.59 pct, S&P 0.46 pct, Nasdaq 0.32 pct
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Nov 1 Cigna Corp said on Thursday its
$52-billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express
Scripts Holding Co was on track to close by the end of
* Futures up: Dow 0.43 pct, S&P 0.34 pct, Nasdaq 0.28 pct
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Nov 1 Cigna Corp on Thursday reported a
higher third quarter profit, helped by lower medical costs in
its government healthcare plans.
Oct 31 Anthem Inc on Wednesday said its
own expectations for 2019 earnings are ahead of current Wall
Street estimates and the health insurer also raised its 2018
profit forecast, and its shares rose as much as 5 percent.
LOS ANGELES Oct 17 Express Scripts Holding Co
, one of the largest U.S. prescription benefits
managers, will cover new migraine drugs from Eli Lilly
and Amgen Inc, but exclude a rival medication from Teva
Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd after price negotiations
with all three manufacturers.
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