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Aetna to buy Coventry in $5.7 billion deal

Aetna, one of the nation’s biggest health insurers, claimed a bigger stake in the burgeoning market for government-funded coverage Monday when it announced plans to buy a Maryland-based provider of Medicaid and Medicare coverage for $5.7 billion. Aetna’s proposed acquisition ...

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Hospital stocks jump after health care ruling

WASHINGTON — Hospital stocks rose sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court guaranteed them millions more paying customers by upholding the core of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Some insurance company stocks fell in choppy trading as investors fretted about ...

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