More states are lifting restrictions to allow physician assistants to work more “collaboratively” with physicians as legislatures wrap up their sessions for this spring.
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CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo Wednesday said the company’s Aetna merger is “making good progress” with state regulators.
Humana’s Medicare Advantage membership rose 6% to more than 3 million seniors in the company’s first quarter.
Aetna, which is working its way through a sale to CVS Health, said it added 250,000 new customers to its Medicare Advantage plans in the first quarter.