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CARL ICAHN: The $67 billion Cigna-Express Scripts merger may ‘rival the worst acquisitions in corporate history’

The billionaire investor Carl Icahn is not a fan of Cigna's plan to purchase the pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, a $67 billion deal that was announced in March. In a letter to Cigna stockholders sent Tuesday, Icahn said the deal "may well rival the worst acquisitions in corporate history."

The former CEO of GE pinpoints the moment he realized healthcare was his problem

In 2009, Jeff Immelt realized GE was spending $3 billion on employee healthcare, which was more than the company's healthcare unit was even earning. "If you employ a workforce and offer benefits, your business IS a healthcare business," Immelt wrote on LinkedIn.
Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama

Trump’s plan to reshape the healthcare system without repealing Obamacare is coming together

President Donald Trump's administration is rolling out a new rule to expand the use of short-term health insurance plans on Wednesday. While the administration says the plans will help lower healthcare costs, many experts say that the lower costs come at the expense of robust coverage.
Cigna CEO David Cordani thinks employers should be tied to healthcare.

‘We have a ton of bright spots’: The CEO of America’s largest insurer says employers are innovating to help keep their staff healthy...

Having employers involved in healthcare isn't the worst thing, Cigna CEO David Cordani told Business Insider. "An employer actually has a vested interest in helping to keep their employees healthy, and productive, and present from a work standpoint," he said.
Bernie Sanders

That study going around on Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ plan comes with a big catch — the US would actually be saving mo...

A new report found that Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan would cause healthcare costs for the federal government to skyrocket, but it would also end up saving the US money.

These 8 simple rules are the Sparknotes version of everything you need to know about personal finance

These basic rules from personal finance expert Beth Kobliner are enough to get your finances in healthy shape without any heavy lifting.
Barack Obama

A new report says Trump’s attempt to ‘repeal’ Obamacare might fizzle because too many Americans like their Obamacare plan

The GOP's repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate won't be as damaging as previously thought and part of the reason is because people will want to stick with their Obamacare plans.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

Obamacare premiums are still soaring — and Trump may be making things ‘materially worse’

Obamacare premiums in Virginia and Maryland are set to skyrocket next year and part of the blame is on President Donald Trump. "Continuing actions on the part of the administration to systematically undermine the market and make it almost impossible to carry out the mission," one insurance CEO said.
Tom Price and Donald Trump

Trump’s former top health official just broke with him on the GOP’s biggest move to undercut Obamacare

Former HHS Secretary Tom Price said that the GOP's repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate would increase costs for average Americans. This is the opposite of the standard Republican view and contradicts Price's own statements from 2017.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama

Democrats, health groups say Trump’s new insurance plan could undermine Obamacare and drive up healthcare costs for sick Americans

The expansion of short-term health insurance plans could undermine patient protections and increase sick Americans' costs according to Democrats, health groups.