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Natalie Kish

CVS-Aetna: A blockbuster in vertical integration

CVS-Aetna: A blockbuster in vertical integration

CVS Health’s announcement that it would acquire Aetna for $69 billion is only one of recent health care services deals — which totaled $72 billion in 2016 and $76 billion after the third quarter of 2017, prior to CVS announcing the final deal. Across the industry, companies are increasingly leveraging these strategic partnerships to improve