Delaware dangles $2.4 million grant to keep Cigna in state; UnitedHealthcare of Northern California names new regional CEO;

> State officials are dangling a $2.4 million grant as bait to convince health insurance giant Cigna to keep an international insurance unit, and its 470 employees in Delaware, the News Journal reports. Article

> UnitedHealthcare of Northern California has new regional CEO Dan Rosenthal, the San Francisco Business Times reports. Article

> Wellpoint, Inc., the Indianapolis-based insurer, will join the leading pharmacy benefits manager lobby group, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the Hill reports. Article

> llinois' Medicaid agency awarded managed care contracts to Aetna Inc. and Centene-IlliniCare, an affiliate of Centene Corp., Businessweek reports. Article

And finally … Why librarians don't hold their breath. Article

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