The November trial date for the proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna could mean trouble for the massive deal.
A new trial date for the merger is scheduled for November 21st with an expected decision in the case by the end of January.
Court documents indicate if the suit doesn’t move quickly, the entire deal could fall apart.
Anthem’s deal with Connecticut-based Cigna had been in the works for more than a year.
Anthem is reporting a net income over $100 million higher than this time last year; Gov. Pence is set to announce a new appointment today at the Statehouse.
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Under the deal, Anthem would cover about 53 million patients, becoming the country’s largest health insurer by enrollment.
Indianapolis-based health insurance provider Anthem recently offered to buy Cigna for $47.5 billion.
Customers can start signing up for the service on Friday.
The health insurance company says hackers accessed information including names, social security numbers, and employment information.