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The news of another, extremely valuable takeover deal in the health insurance sector underlines the impact of Obama’s healthcare overhaul on the health insurance M&A market.
Earlier this week, health insurer,
The deal was an obvious one in the eyes of analysts, who claims that Aetna needed to expand in order to make a mark in the managed care industry.
This is unless the Republican presidential candidate
The Aetna-Coventry takeover is the largest deal in terms of value in recent years, but there have actually been a total of 119 M&A deals among health-maintenance organizations over the past five years. The average size of which was
So why are so many health insurance players interested in consolidation despite the uncertain nature of
When asked about the uncertainty surrounding the election and Romney’s plans for the healthcare system, he replied, “The need for scale doesn’t change. We see that with hospitals and physicians merging into bigger chains as well as the insurers.”
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