Connecticut-based Cigna posted profit Thursday of $426 million, or $1.64 a share for the quarter, down from $467 million or $1.77 a year ago.
Revenue climbed 6.7 percent to $9.5 billion.
Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters were expecting earnings of $1.80 per share.
Cigna has said the suspension does not affect members currently enrolled in the plans, but did not offer further comment in the earnings release. The company said it will not hold a conference call on its earnings.
“Our pending combination with Anthem will further accelerate our strategy to improve quality, choice, and affordability in the marketplace,” CEO David M. Cordani said in a statement.
Shareholders for the two companies approved the merger in December, which would create the largest health insurer in the country. The deal is awaiting regulatory approval.