Aetna weakens profit forecast for 2015; Humana joins Michigan insurance exchange;

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> Aetna's profit forecast for 2015 is weaker than expected, the Wall Street Journal reported. The insurer expects to make $6.90 per share next year, compared to previous estimates of $7.17 per share. Article

> Humana has agreed to provide an HMO plan to customers on the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace, Zacks reported. Humana members will gain access to the Metro Health hospital and physician network. Article

> A Virginia-based medical lab is firing back at an $84 million lawsuit that Cigna filed against it in October, according to Richmond BizSense. Cigna claims Health Diagnostics Laboratory fraudulently billed the firm and waived out-of-pocket fees for patients. HDL says the claims aren't founded in law. Article

Healthcare News

> Failing to fight superbugs will cause 10 million deaths a year and cost $100 trillion per year by 2050, warns the report from the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, produced by two research groups commissioned by British Prime Minister David Cameron to assess the threat. Article

> This year Time's Person of the Year is a group of people who risked their own lives to save others from a worldwide deadly virus epidemic: Healthcare workers on the Ebola response frontlines. Article

And finally … Lost sheep and his holiday sweater are baaaaaack home. Article