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California Aetna and Humana Merge; Expansion of Telehealth Services

California's Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has approved Aetna's acquisition of Humana. There were several community investment commitments negotiated by DMHC as conditions for approving this merger which ultimately  aims to increase health care access to the underserved. One of these investments is $1 million to expand telehealth services. Other investments are focused in underserved communities for health care consumer assistance programs, dental services, health care industry support, and accountable care organization (ACO) support. Learn more here.