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2005-09-27 11:17:15

By Julie Steenhuysen and Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc. on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy WellChoice Inc. for nearly $6.5 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that would give WellPoint a stronger presence in the U.S. Northeast.

2005-09-27 11:13:50

In the story headline "WellPoint to buy WellChoice for about $6.3 billion" please correct headline and first paragraph to read "$6.5 billion" instead of "$6.3 billion" A corrected version follows. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc.

2005-09-27 10:58:14

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc. on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy WellChoice Inc. for around $6.3 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that would give WellPoint a stronger presence in the U.S. Northeast.

2005-09-27 09:40:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc. on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy WellChoice Inc. for around $6.3 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that would give WellPoint a stronger presence in the U.S. Northeast.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.