Three recent, and in my view significant, announcements have rocked the employee benefit health plan provider space!
Granted, significant change has become the norm since passage of the ACA and all that led up to it from a legislative standpoint; industry consolidation has been in process going as far back as the early 90’s. What makes these announcements different is the impact they could have on an already highly consolidated market.
Shoe Drop 1: This one put me back on my heels.
In December 2017, CVS Health announced their intent to acquire Aetna (the 3rd largest Health Plan in the U.S.)...