Shelby Livingston

Reporter / Nashville

Shelby Livingston is an insurance reporter. Before joining Modern Healthcare in 2016, she covered employee benefits at Business Insurance magazine. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s in English from Clemson University.

Private Medicare insurers struggle with prescription drug plans

October 10, 2018

The average star-ratings performance of stand-alone Part D plans, which are managed by pharmacy benefit management companies and health insurers, has bobbled up and down for years. Part D plans fared worse in 2019 than they have in the last five years.

Aetna CFO Shawn Guertin to step down next year

October 10, 2018

Aetna Chief Financial Officer Shawn Guertin, who was slated to become the CFO of CVS Health after the two companies' merger was completed, will instead leave the company in June 2019.

Justice Department OKs CVS-Aetna merger with divestiture

October 10, 2018

The U.S. Justice Department greenlighted the merger between CVS Health and Aetna with a condition: that Aetna divest its Medicare Part D business to WellCare Health plans. That alleviates the federal government's competition concerns.


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