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Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.

On-Demand Doctor Apps Bring Uber Approach to Medicine

By Matthew Perrone | Jul 24
Pager and similar companies like Heal and Medicast aim to streamline medical care -- cutting out waiting rooms, receptionists and trips to the doctor's office.

Citi to Refund $700 Million for Deceptive Card Practices

By Ken Sweet | Jul 23
Nine million credit card customers will receive refund checks from Citigroup after U.S. regulators forced the bank to repay $700 million and fined it $70 million for illegal and deceptive practices.

Cost of Insurance Forcing Many in Detroit to 'Drive Dirty'

By Corey Williams | Jul 22
Many drivers in Detroit find it tough to pay their auto insurance premiums, which are the highest in the nation at more than $5,000 a year for full coverage.

Medicaid Enrollment Surges, Stirs Worry About State Budgets

By Christina A. Cassidy | Jul 22
More than a dozen states that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, raising concerns that the added costs will strain their budgets when federal aid is scaled back starting in two years.

Major Cyberattack Targets UCLA Hospital System

Jul 19
A months-long cyberattack on the University of California, Los Angeles hospital system put at risk the personal information for up to 4.5 million people, officials said.

GOP Bill would Undermine Auto, Rail Safety Regulations

By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Jul 17
At a time of record auto recalls and high-profile train wrecks, Republicans are working on legislation to roll back safety regulation of the auto and railroad industries.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Offer ID Protection Services

Jul 16
Blue Cross and Blue Shield will be providing identity protection services to all eligible members across the U.S. by the start of the new year.

Pricey Successor Overtakes $1,000-Per-Pill Hepatitis C Drug

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 15
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors. The new leading pill for hepatitis C is more expensive, and the number of patients seeking a cure has surged.

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