CVS to Buy Aetna for $69 Billion in a Deal That May Reshape the Health Industry

The deal would combine CVS’s pharmacy and clinic business with a giant insurance company. The combination could lead to lower prices — or fewer choices — for consumers.

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CVS Is Said to Agree to Buy Aetna, Reshaping Health Care Industry

The huge deal, in the works for months, is partly a pre-emptive move to fend off competition in the pharmacy business from Amazon.

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Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.

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