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Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal

By Associated Press  |  July 03, 2015
Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal

Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal healthcare overhaul.

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Healthcare employers added fewer jobs in June

Ambulatory services added 22,600 jobs in June didn't create as many jobs as it did the past two months, according to the latest federal data. The industry as a whole added about 16% fewer jobs last month than in April and May, but healthcare job growth this year is still outpacing 2014.

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