It is not Amazon that CVS Health is Afraid of

The real reason why CVS Health wants Aetna is to expand its vertically-integrated business model. Vertical integration means that one company controls as much of the production, financing, marketing, and distribution of a product or service as possible.

CVS Health is already partially vertically-integrated because it operates both drugstores and prescription-management plans. CVS operates clinics in some of its stores for the exact same reason. Buying a health insurance company would give CVS, even more, control over the process.

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Walgreen Boots Alliance Struggles to Survive

Medicare for All would be a boon for Walgreens by financing millions of new pharmacy customers and creating hundreds of thousands of new customers for its in-store clinics. That alone makes WBA a really good value investment to add to portfolios for the future but is it a value investment for the present.

Therefore a good wa

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Aetna Dumps Obamacare, pays CEO $18.7 Million

Aetna (NYSE: AET) just demonstrated why Americans hate health insurance companies. The company revealed that it paid its CEO $18.7

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What Happens After Obamacare Collapses?

If that were to happen around 10 million Americans would find themselves in a nightmare situation. The Affordable Care Act requires them to have health insurance, yet there is no affordable health insurance available to them.

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