Managed care deals slow in first half

Bell, Allison
October 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/5/98, Vol. 102 Issue 40, p31
Reports on the consolidation activities by United States managed care companies in first half of 1998. Figures from SNL Securities LLP; Effect of low stock prices on deals; Include deals involving United HealthCare Corp. and Humana; Acquisition by Aetna of NYLCare division of New York Life Insurance Co.


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