CVS and Aetna up premarket on looming DOJ signoff on merger

|By:, SA News Editor

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) and Aetna (NYSE:AET) are up 1% and 2%, respectively, premarket on the news that DOJ signoff on their planned merger could happen as soon as today.

Previously: Insurers/managed care providers in the green as CVS/Aetna tie-up nears finish line (Sept. 27)

Update: The DOJ has given its preliminary blessing for the transaction contingent on Aetna selling its Medicare Part D drug plan business.

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