Regulators clarify autism coverage; Aetna, Anthem want up to 14% rate hikes;

> California regulators released proposed emergency regulations that clarify how insurers must cover certain autism treatments under state law, reported the Sacramento Business Journal. Article

> The U.S. Department of Justice wants more time to review the antitrust implications of WellPoint's $4.46 billion acquisition of Amerigroup, which the companies announced last month, according to the Dow Jones Newswires. Article

> Aetna, ConnectiCare and Anthem all have recently requested rate hikes of 13 percent to 14 percent for small business plans in Connecticut. Those increases are just below the state's 15 percent threshold that triggers a public hearing, according to the Connecticut Mirror. Article

And Finally… If you're a sleepwalker, don't get in the river. Article

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