The CVS-Aetna could be reviewed for antitrust concerns by either the Justice Department or the Federal Trade Commissioner. (Photo: Shutterstock)

CVS Health Corp. today capped off five weeks of rumors about a deal for Aetna Inc. by officially announcing plans to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in cash and stock.

The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based drug store would also assume Aetna’s debt. That would bring the total value of the deal to $77 billion.

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