INFOGRAPHIC: Improved Patient Care, Cost Savings with Medicaid Managed Care

Medicaid turns 50 today, and as the nation reflects on its legacy of delivering valuable coverage to low-income individuals,  it’s important to look at the role Medicaid managed care plans have played in making quality care more accessible than ever. Medicaid health plans now serve more than 43.5 million low income individuals – nearly 66 percent of total Medicaid enrollment - and a growing body of research finds the tools and techniques they use show great promise in achieving better outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries and cost savings for states.

Anthem Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cigna Corporation

  • Combination will create the premier health services company with critical diversification to lead the transformation of health care for consumers by enhancing health care access, quality and affordability
  • Cigna shareholders receiving consideration of $103.40 per share in cash and 0.5152 shares of Anthem stock in exchange for each Cigna share, reflecting a value of $188.00 based on Anthem’s unaffected share price as of May 28, 2015
  • Combination expected to drive adjusted earnings per share accretion approaching 10% in year one, with accretion more than doubling in year two
  • The combined company will cover approximately 53 million medical members with well positioned commercial, government, consumer, specialty businesses along with a market-leading international franchise