CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion
“CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year’s largest acquisition. “When you walk into CVS there’s the pharmacy. What if there’s a vision and audiology center, and perhaps a nutritionist, and some sort of care manager?” CVS CEO Larry Merlo said. That could eventually cut costs substantially, with the clinics serving as an alternative to more expensive hospital emergency room visits. Could this deal prompt other healthcare sector mega-mergers, as rivals scramble to emulate the strategy.” Read More HERE.