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Justice Department asks judge to approve CVS/Aetna deal
Modern Healthcare

The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge on Monday to formally approve the merger between CVS Health and insurer Aetna.

Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in December delayed the closing of the $70 billion deal which the Justice Department signed off on in November. Leon had requested stronger oversight of merger to make sure CVS and Aetna follow self-imposed measures to keep certain key business operations separate until Leon is finished weighing in.