CVS/SAetna The state's Departmentof Financial Services is demanding written evidence from CVS andAetna that they would deliver on promises to lower prices.

New York state officials are considering blocking parts of the$68 billion merger of drugstore store chain CVSHealth Corp. and Aetna Inc., jeopardizing billions of dollars ininsurance premiums for Aetna.

CVS and Aetna won approval from the U.S. Justice Department onOct. 10, contingent on Aetna divesting its Medicare Part D business, whichcovers prescription drugs for seniors. But the deal still needs topass through state regulatory bodies.

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