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Missouri's insurance department has dealt a setback to a proposal by the nation's third-largest health insurer to buy another insurance company.

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 A health insurer has agreed to pay Missouri $4.5 million for covering certain elective abortions and failing to cover some autism treatments.

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The Missouri Department of Insurance has issued its largest penalty to date, to health insurance company, Aetna.