"The reality is the process is working very well," Swedish said, speaking at a panel at the UBS Global Healthcare conference in New York City. "The two teams are working extremely well together. We're meeting deadlines on all the submittals."
On Sunday, a report in The Wall Street Journal said a series of letters showed the Cigna and Anthem officials are squabbling and accusing each other of missing deadlines on DOJ requests for documents.
An earlier report in the New York Post suggested regulators were not convinced the companies had made a strong enough case that the $2 billion in savings achieved through the merger would actually benefit consumers. That report cited unnamed DOJ officials.
"I think we will get a determination from the DOJ in the not too distant future," Swedish said, expressing confidence the deal will be approved.