Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius met at the White House with the CEOs of Indianapolis-based WellPoint,
Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group, as well as several state insurance commissioners.
General Growth Properties Inc. may favor a risky bid from Brookfield Asset Management Inc. because of that company’s
agreement with William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP, creditors said in court documents. Simon Property
Group also has bid to acquire the bankrupt company.
A consumer watchdog group filed a lawsuit Monday against WellPoint's California subsidiary on behalf of policyholders, claiming
they were pushed to take coverage with fewer benefits and higher deductibles.