CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion in 2017's biggest deal
- CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion ($145 a share and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share).
- The deal that was rumored for months was finally announced on Sunday.
- The merger could reshape the American health care system as we know it.
What this means for how your medication gets paid for
With the Aetna deal, CVS would control everything that happens once a wholesaler has handed off the drug.