Thu, 16 June 2016
CIGNA and Anthem, two of the nation's largest health insurance providers, are on the verge of merging. CIGNA is based in Connecticut, sometimes called "The Insurance State." Although this merger and one involving AETNA and Humana will leave just three mega-companies dominating American health insurance, Connecticut officials seem ready to approve them both. International Business Times Senior Editor of Investigations David Sirota told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE about the flow of money pushing the CIGNA-Anthem merger through Connecticut's political system.