Message from Aetna CEO on Proposed CVS Deal

This week, CVS Health announced that they have agreed to buy Aetna for an estimated $69 billion in a deal that would combine one of the largest drugstore chains with one of the largest health insurers in the United States. The joining of these two healthcare giants has the potential to drastically change how consumers access and utilize care. 

In an effort to keep our clients informed, we wanted to share the letter we received from Aetna's CEO, Mark Bertolini, regarding the transaction. As of now, the deal is set to close in the second half of 2018. Our Benefits & Compliance Teams will continue to monitor the situation and provide our clients with updates as they materializeOur Benefits & Compliance Team will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they come in. 

If you have any questions on how this deal may impact you or your employees, please feel free to contact our Benefits Team at