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(Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp is close to buying pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The terms of the potential deal were not known, but a deal could be announced as soon as Thursday, the WSJ said. http://on.wsj.com/2IdidFs
Some of the deals in the sector have faced regulatory hurdles in the recent years, including Anthem Inc's $54 billion deal to buy Cigna in 2015.
(Reporting by Abinaya Vijayaraghavan in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)
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