The incoming Trump administration has said it would aggressively repeal Obamacare, but Republicans have not offered more than the outlines of a replacement plan. And UnitedHealth stock is suffering.
The company's acquisition of Surgical Care Affiliates is likely to be the center of attention.
Health care concern UnitedHealth's pharmacy benefit manager, Optum Rx, has inked a $2.3 billion deal to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates.
Rural hospital operators have already been implicated, but the review is pushing down other services companies too far and may present buying opportunities.