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10/15/14Aetna to Close Delaware Physicians Care
DOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2014-- Aetna Medicaid announced today that Delaware Physicians Care (DPCI) will not renew its contract to participate in the State of Delaware’s Medicaid and other assistance programs. As a result, DPCI will close its operations, effective December 31, 2014. Aetna is reluctantly taking this action after several months of extended negotiations with the State, which have failed to result in a rate agree... 
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10/07/14CoventryCares of Pennsylvania Now Part of Aetna Better Health of Pennsylvania
BLUE BELL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2014-- CoventryCares of Pennsylvania, a plan in the state’s Medicaid program, became part of Aetna Better Health of Pennsylvania, effective October 1, 2014. The change follows the acquisition of Coventry Health Care Inc. by Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) in May 2013. The new combined plan will be the only statewide Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and provide access to quality health care services for approxim... 
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10/01/14Aetna Introduces New, Zero-Plan Premium Medicare Advantage Offering with Northern New Jersey Health Systems
-- Featuring three leading Northern New Jersey health systems, the “Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime Plan” offers access to high-quality, coordinated care -- PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced a new Medicare Advantage plan that will be available this October in 10 counties in Northern New Jersey. The Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime Plan is a Medicare Advantage HMO based on a network of three Northern Ne... 
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10/01/14Aetna, Hill Physicians Medical Group and Dignity Health’s Hospitals and Medical Foundation Form Accountable Care Collaboration in Northern California
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET), Hill Physicians Medical Group, Inc., Dignity Health Medical Foundation and Dignity Health hospitals today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product. The new product, designed for businesses with employees who reside in Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties, will be available starting in April 2015. An acc... 
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10/01/14Aetna to Announce Third-Quarter 2014 Results
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its third-quarter results will be made public on Tuesday, October 28, at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET on that day. The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available via Aetna’s Investor Information website at www.aetna.com/investor. Financial, statistical and other inf... 
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09/30/14Aetna and Seton Health Alliance Form Accountable Care Collaboration in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas, Sep 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Seton Health Alliance today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of Aetna Whole Health℠ in Austin. Aetna Whole Health is a collection of benefits plans designed to give members access to highly coordinated care from Seton Health Alliance physicians and facilities. The health plans are designed for both self-insured and fully insured customers with employ... 
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09/29/14Aetna Introduces Multi-Physician Group Accountable Care Collaboration in Colorado
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced an accountable care collaboration with Banner Network Colorado, Colorado Health Neighborhoods, New West Physicians and Physician Health Partners, along with the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product in Colorado. Aetna Whole Health is a product offering designed to give members in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Larimer and Weld c... 
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09/29/14Aetna, Hartford HealthCare and Physicians Announce New Multi-Year Network Agreement
-- Commit to establishing a value-based care arrangement delivering optimal health care in Connecticut -- HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Hartford HealthCare (HHC) today announced a new multi-year network agreement beginning on January 1, 2015, and that the two organizations will offer new value-based, accountable care arrangements in Connecticut beginning next year. Aetna and Hartford Hea... 
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09/24/14Aetna International & Starr Companies Launch UltraCare Health Plan Enabling Expatriates and Chinese Nationals to Benefit from Global Health Coverage
SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Starr Property & Casualty Insurance (China) Company, Limited (Starr China) today launched the redesigned UltraCare, a series of products that help expatriates based in China as well as Chinese nationals, access high-quality health care that better addresses their medical needs. Expatriates and Chinese nationals will have access to in-country and global coverage, including... 
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09/19/14Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 19, 2014-- The Board of Directors of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on October 31, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 16, 2014. Declaration and payment of future quarterly dividends is at the discretion of the Board and may be adjusted as business needs or market ... 
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09/10/14Coventry Health Care, CHI Health St. Elizabeth, CHI Health Nebraska Heart and UniNet Expand Collaboration to Deliver High-Quality, Lower-Cost Health Care Plan to Lincoln Residents
LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2014-- Coventry Health Care, CHI Health St. Elizabeth, CHI Health Nebraska Heart and their provider-led clinically integrated network, UniNet, today announced an expansion to their collaboration that will offer Lincoln residents under the age of 65 access to the same quality of care and affordability previously only offered to Medicare members. Coventry (an Aetna company), CHI Health hospitals and UniNet c... 
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09/10/14Coventry Health Care and Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines Expand Health Care Plan to Offer Des Moines Residents Greater Value
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2014-- Coventry Health Care, an Aetna company, and Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (part of Catholic Health Initiatives), today announced an expansion of their existing collaboration that will offer Des Moines residents under the age of 65 access to the same quality of care and affordability previously only offered to Medicare members. Coventry and Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines currently provide ... 
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09/09/14Aetna Announces Accountable Care Agreement with Weill Cornell Physicians
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced a new accountable care agreement with Weill Cornell Physicians, Cornell University’s physician group, intended to enhance care for approximately 9,000 of Aetna’s commercial and Medicare members in New York. The accountable care arrangements included in the recently signed agreement involve the Weill Cornell Physicians’ 1,237 doctors, healthcare professionals... 
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09/03/14Aetna and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance Announce Accountable Care Collaboration in Dallas
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 3, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product in North Texas. Aetna Whole Health is a collection of benefit plans designed to give members in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Parker, Rockwall and Tarrant counties access to highly coordinated care from physicians and facilities in the Bay... 
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08/29/14Aetna Announces Appearance at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Shawn M. Guertin, executive vice president and CFO, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014, in New York City. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. ET. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’... 
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08/27/14Lower Costs, More Proactive Care in Aetna and Banner Health Network Accountable Care Collaboration
-- Hospital admissions decline; quality measures improve -- PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Banner Health Network (BHN) today announced that their accountable care collaboration resulted in a shared savings of approximately $5 million on Aetna Whole Health fully-insured commercial membership in 2013 and a five percent decline in average medical cost on the members. At the same time, Aetna and BHN improved cancer... 
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08/20/14Aetna, Alegent Creighton Health and UniNet Create Patient-Centric Health Care Network in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET), Alegent Creighton Health and its provider-led clinically integrated network, UniNet today announced a new collaboration that will offer self-insured employers low-priced, high-quality health care for their employees and their families. The new product, called Alegent Creighton Affiliated Network powered by Aetna is being sold now with a January 1, 2015 effective date. ... 
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08/18/14Medicaid Program CoventryCares Changes Name to Aetna Better Health of Nebraska
Delivers top rated health plan, customer service, and physician communication OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2014-- CoventryCares of Nebraska, a State-contracted local Medicaid managed health care organization, is changing its name to Aetna Better Health of Nebraska, effective August 25. The name change follows the acquisition of Coventry Health Care, Inc. by Aetna, Inc. (NYSE: AET) in May, 2013. Services provided to more than ... 
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08/01/14Aetna and NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network, LLC Announce Collaboration Serving 24,000 New Yorkers
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network, LLC (NYUPN) today announced an accountable care collaboration that is designed to improve patient care and lower health care costs. Effective July 1, NYUPN and its more than 1,800 clinical faculty and health care professionals affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center and University Physicians Network (UPN) began working more closely with Aetna to... 
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07/29/14Aetna Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results
Second-quarter 2014 operating earnings per share (1) $1.69 Net income (2) per share $1.52 Medical membership increased in the second quarter of 2014 and totaled 23.1 million at June 30, 2014, a sequential increase of 385,000 members Second-quarter 2014 operating revenue (3) was $14.5 billion, a 25 percent increase over the corresponding period in 2013 A... 
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07/28/14Aetna and Geisinger Health System Reach New Agreement
-- Systemwide Contract Secures Long-Term Access for Aetna Members -- DANVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Geisinger Health System today announced that they have signed a five-year contract that provides Aetna members with in-network access to all Geisinger facilities in Pennsylvania. The contract is the first direct, systemwide agreement between Aetna and Geisinger. Under the agreement, Geisinger... 
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07/24/14Olympia Snowe Joins Aetna Board of Directors
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE:AET) announced today that former United States Senator Olympia J. Snowe has been appointed to Aetna's Board of Directors, effective immediately. With the addition of Snowe, 67, the company's Board increases to 13 members. Olympia J. Snowe, pictured, joins Aetna's Board of Directors. (Photo: Business Wire) "Olympia is an admirable leader who has made significant contributio... 
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07/23/14Aetna Helps Members Affected by Wildfires in Washington
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) is making it easier for members affected by the wildfires burning in Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima counties in Washington to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. The... 
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07/23/14Health Care Coverage and Part-Time Workers – Strategies to Meet the Needs of a Growing Workforce
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today the release of a white paper which discusses the health care challenges facing employers and their part-time and variable-hour employees. The number of Americans working part-time has grown to about 28 million according to employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1 Aetna’s paper explores how emerging health benefits solutions, such as voluntary plans lik... 
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06/27/14Aetna to Announce Second-Quarter 2014 Results
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE:AET) today announced that its second-quarter results will be made public on Tuesday, July 29, at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on that day. The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available via Aetna’s Investor Information website at www.aetna.com/investor. Financial, statistical and other infor... 
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06/26/14Patient Health Improving from Collaboration between Aetna and WESTMED
-- Hospital admissions, readmissions and ER visits decline -- -- New agreement extends arrangement to Aetna Medicare members -- PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2014-- Proving that patients benefit when physicians and health plans share resources and work together, Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the WESTMED Medical Group today announced results of the first year of their patient-centered medical home program. Based on the excellent res... 
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06/16/14Aetna and LHS Health Network Reach New Agreement
-- New ACO will deliver improved care coordination to 20,000 members in three NJ counties -- PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and LHS Health Network, an affiliate of Lourdes Health System, today announced a new accountable care organization (ACO) agreement that will improve the coordination and delivery of patient care. The LHS Health Network will deliver a better patient experience for more than 20,000 ... 
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06/03/14Aetna Announces Appearance at Goldman Sachs 35th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2014-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Mark T. Bertolini, chairman, CEO and president, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Goldman Sachs 35th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on June 11, 2014, in Rancho Palos Verde, Calif. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. PT). Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this prese... 
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05/30/14Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2014-- The Board of Directors of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on July 25, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 10, 2014. Declaration and payment of future quarterly dividends is at the discretion of the Board and may be adjusted as business needs or market condit... 
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05/16/14Aetna Helps Members Affected by Wildfires in Southern California
HARTFORD, Conn., May 16, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) is making it easier for members affected by the wildfires in San Diego County to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. The company also is extending claim and appeal filing times, and helping members who have evacuated find care outside their home areas, among other steps. “Our thoughts are with those affected by the wildfi... 
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05/15/14Aetna Announces Appearance at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn., May 15, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Thomas F. Cowhey, vice president of Investor Relations, is scheduled to make a presentation at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference on May 20, 2014, in New York City. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. ET. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s Investor Informati... 
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05/07/14Aetna Announces Appearance at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference
HARTFORD, Conn., May 07, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Shawn M. Guertin, executive vice president and CFO, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference on May 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:20 p.m. ET (11:20 a.m. PT). Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s... 
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05/06/14Aetna Again Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc
HARTFORD, Conn., May 06, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --DiversityInc announced that Aetna (NYSE: AET) was named as one of its Top 50 Companies for Diversity, ranking 19th on this year’s list. The company has been named to the list eight times since the rankings began in 2001. Aetna also ranks 10th on DiversityInc’s list of Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees. To qualify for The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, participating comp... 
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05/06/14Aetna Works with National Kidney Foundation, Welltok to Help Members with Chronic Kidney Disease
-- New pilot program from Aetna Innovation Labs connects members and peer mentors in a secure online community -- HARTFORD, Conn., May 06, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Kidney disease affects one in nine American adults, and many face it alone. Aetna (NYSE: AET), the National Kidney Foundation and Welltok recently launched a pilot program that aims to help Aetna members with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) connect with peers and learn to cope with their c... 
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05/01/14Aetna and Northeast Medical Group Announce a Value-Based Collaborative Care Agreement
-- Enhanced contract will reward improvements in care quality and cost -- MIDDLETOWN, Conn., May 01, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Northeast Medical Group, Inc. (NEMG) today announced upcoming enhancements to their long-standing Physician Group Agreement in Connecticut. A new contract addendum, effective July 1, will facilitate improved care coordination and care quality for Aetna members while lowering their overall healt... 
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04/30/14Aetna Helps Members Affected by Southern Tornadoes and Severe Weather
HARTFORD, Conn., Apr 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) is making it easier for members affected by the tornadoes and severe weather in Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Georgia and North Carolina to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. The company is also extending claim and appeal filing times, and helping members who have evacuated find care outside thei... 
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04/28/14Aetna Receives National Plain Language Award for Fourth Straight Year
HARTFORD, Conn., Apr 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) has won top honors in the Center for Plain Language’s annual ClearMark competition for the rewrite and redesign of Aetna’s Medicare Advantage Enrollment Package. These are pre-enrollment kits for eligible Aetna Medicare Advantage consumers. Aetna received the award in the best private before/after document category. Aetna also won Awards of Distinction from the Center for Plain Language ... 
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04/23/14Aetna Completes Acquisition of Interglobal Group
LONDON & HARTFORD, Conn., Apr 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of United Kingdom-based InterGlobal from a group led by its majority shareholder Alchemy Partners. InterGlobal specializes in international private medical insurance for groups and individuals in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. About Aetna Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits c... 
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04/22/14Aetna and Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association Form Accountable Care Collaboration and Introduce New Health Plans
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Apr 22, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association (SCCIPA) today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product. The new product, designed for businesses with employees who reside in Santa Clara County, will be available starting in May 2014. This new agreement will give Aetna members access to a high quality, coordi... 
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04/21/14Aetna Releases Aetna Story 2014: Building a Healthier World
-- Interactive annual report showcases Aetna’s work to transform the health care system -- HARTFORD, Conn., Apr 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Consumers belong at the center of a health care system that promotes wellness, provides better care for chronic conditions and uses economic incentives to reward positive health outcomes. To showcase Aetna’s (NYSE: AET) work to build and support this new health care model, the company released “Buildi... 
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04/01/14Coventry Gives Iowa and Nebraska Businesses Access to New National Network Product
- Competitive point-of-service plan now features Coventry’s full national network -- DES MOINES, Iowa & OMAHA, Neb., Apr 01, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Coventry Health Care today announced a new solution that could significantly reduce health care premiums for Iowa and Nebraska businesses with employees in other states. Effective April 1, all Coventry point-of-service (POS) plans in Iowa and Nebraska will include the Coventry National Network as a “w... 
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03/24/14Aetna to Announce First-Quarter 2014 Results
HARTFORD, Conn., Mar 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its first-quarter results will be made public on Thursday, April 24 at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on that day. The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available via Aetna’s Investor Information website link. Financial, statistical and other information, including GAAP recon... 
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03/24/14Aetna Awarded Active Care Contract by Teacher Retirement System of Texas
-- Newest TRS Contract is largest projected membership sale in Aetna’s history -- DALLAS, Mar 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today it was selected by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) to administer benefits to the system’s 415,000 eligible Active Care plan members, who are current public education employees, and their dependents. This contract, effective September 1, 2014, is projected to be the largest... 
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03/17/14Aetna Collaborates with HR Policy Association to Enhance Nation’s First Private Exchange for Pre-, Post-65 Retirees
-- Enhanced program empowers retirees with carrier choice and support -- HARTFORD, Conn., Mar 17, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (AET) has led a best-in-class team to expand the capabilities of one of the nation’s first private health exchanges for large employers, giving retirees greater purchasing power, more choices, and help choosing a plan to meet their needs. HR Policy Association, representing the chief human resource officers of more than ... 
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03/11/14Aetna and Atlantic Accountable Care Organization Forge New Relationship
-- Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Aetna to serve more than 28,000 members in six NJ counties -- PARSIPPANY, N.J., Mar 11, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Atlantic Accountable Care Organization (Atlantic ACO), a partner of Atlantic Health System, today announced a new accountable care agreement that will improve the coordination and delivery of patient care. Atlantic ACO will deliver a better patient experience for more t... 
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03/07/14Aetna Recognized for Reducing Health Care Inequality
-- Award from NBGH showcases positive impact on cultural and ethnic disparities -- HARTFORD, Conn., Mar 07, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) was honored today by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) with the 2014 Innovation in Reducing Health Care Disparities Award. Aetna is a three-time recipient of the award that recognizes organizations for their commitment to equality in health care and exceptional support for cultura... 
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03/07/14Aetna Completes $750 Million Bond Offering
HARTFORD, Conn., Mar 07, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has completed a public offering of $375 million of 2.200 percent Senior Notes due in 2019 and $375 million of 4.750 percent Senior Notes due in 2044. The company intends to use the entire net proceeds from the offering, together with other available resources, to redeem all of its outstanding 6.000 percent Senior Notes due in 2016. About Aetna Aetna is one of th... 
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03/05/14Aetna Announces Appearance at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2014
HARTFORD, Conn., Mar 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Mark T. Bertolini, chairman, CEO and president, is scheduled to make a presentation at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2014 on March 12, 2014, in Miami. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. ET. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s Investor Information link. ... 
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03/03/14Aetna and Medtronic Collaborate to Help Members Take Better Control of Type 2 Diabetes
-- Program aims to improve patients’ quality of life and enhance support for doctors to help create more value in the health care system -- HARTFORD, Conn. & MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 03, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Beginning this month, Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) will work with doctors in a new program to reach up to 300 fully insured members with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes who may improve their health using insulin pump ... 
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02/28/14Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Authorizes Additional Share Repurchases
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today announced the following actions. The Board declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend was declared on February 28, 2014, and is payable on April 25, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 10, 2014. Declaration and payment of future quarterly... 
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02/26/14Aetna Announces Appearance at Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 26, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Thomas F. Cowhey, vice president of Investor Relations, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 4, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m. EST. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet vi... 
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02/25/14Aetna Announces Appearance at Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Shawn M. Guertin, executive vice president and CFO, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference on March 3, 2014, in Boston. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. EST. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s Investor Informa... 
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02/21/14Aetna Named One of the NAFE Top 50 Companies for Executive Women for 2014
-- Company recognized for dedication to women in leadership for the 15th time -- HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) has been named by the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) to the 2014 NAFE Top 50 Companies for Executive Women. This prestigious list highlights companies whose commendable practices identify and promote successful women. This is the 15th time that Aetna has appeared on the list.... 
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02/17/14Aetna’s 2014 African-American History Calendar Highlights Sustainability in Urban Communities
-- Thirteen community leaders from around the country featured -- HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 17, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The quest to create sustainable communities requires ideas and strategies that reinvigorate neighborhoods while meeting the diverse needs of existing and future residents. Embracing that mission are thirteen civic-minded individuals highlighted in the 2014 Aetna African-American Calendar titled, “Community Transformations: African Am... 
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02/11/14Aetna Announces 2014 Annual Meeting Will Be Held May 30 in Denver
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 11, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna’s (NYSE: AET) annual meeting of shareholders will occur on Friday, May 30, 2014. The annual meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. MT (11:30 a.m. ET) at The Ritz-Carlton in Denver. For the convenience of Aetna’s shareholders, the annual meeting will be available live, via audio-only webcast, on Aetna’s investor page. The record date for determination of shareholders entitled to vote at the an... 
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02/07/14Aetna Announces Full Redemption of 6.000% Senior Notes
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 07, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it will redeem for cash the entire $750 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 6.000% Senior Notes due 2016 (CUSIP 00817YAE8) (the “2016 Notes”) on March 14, 2014. The 2016 Notes were issued in June 2006. The 2016 Notes will be redeemed at a redemption price that includes a make-whole premium, plus any interest accrued and unpaid to the redempti... 
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02/06/14Aetna Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Results
Fourth-quarter 2013 operating earnings per share (1) were $1.34 Full-year 2013 operating earnings per share (1) were $5.85 Net income (2) per share was $1.00 for the fourth quarter of 2013 and $5.33 for the full year Medical membership increased in the fourth quarter of 2013 and totaled 22.2 million at December 31, 2013, a 22 percent increase over year-end 2012 ... 
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02/05/14Aetna Foundation to Give $4 Million in Grants to Support Digital Health Innovations for Underserved Communities
-- Initial grants support 23 organizations impacting health in vulnerable and minority communities across 13 states -- HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Aetna Foundation today announced more than $1.2 million in grants to support the use of digital health technology, including mobile health or mHealth, among vulnerable and minority populations. The grants are part of a larger $4 million, three-year digital health commitment from the ... 
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02/04/14Aetna HealthFund Study Results Highlight More Than a Decade of Helping Employers Save Millions
-- Data also shows that members with consumer-directed health plans are more engaged in managing their health -- HARTFORD, Conn., Feb 04, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The 10th annual Aetna (NYSE: AET) HealthFund® study shows that employers that replace their health benefits plans with Aetna HealthFund consumer-directed plans saved nearly $208 per member per year. The lower health care costs result in savings of $12.5 million over a six-year period for... 
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02/03/14Aetna and GNP Create Insurance Alliance to Give Mexican Families Access to Doctors in the U.S. and Abroad
-- GNP launches international health care plans with Aetna coverage -- HARTFORD, Conn. & MEXICO CITY, Feb 03, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET), one of the United States’ largest health care benefits companies, and Grupo Nacional Provincial (GNP), Mexico’s largest health insurance company, today announced a strategic alliance that embeds Aetna’s international health care coverage in two high-end GNP health care plans sold to r... 
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01/30/14Aetna Helps Members Affected by Winter Storm in Southern States
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) is making it easier for members in Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina who were affected by this week’s severe winter storm to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. The company also is extending claim and appeal filing times where applicable and helping members who have evacuated find care outside the... 
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01/24/14Aetna Announces Transaction with Vitality Re V
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has entered into a five-year reinsurance arrangement with Vitality Re V Limited as part of its long-term capital management strategy. The arrangement allows Aetna to reduce its required capital and provides $200 million of collateralized excess of loss reinsurance coverage on a portion of Aetna’s group commercial health insurance business.1 Vitality Re V is a ... 
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01/16/14Academy Award Winning Actress Goldie Hawn and Mark Bertolini, Chairman, CEO and President of Aetna, to Launch “Mindful Works” During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
-- Passion, commitment and global concern for better health and wellness inspire unique collaboration; Launch event to be moderated by Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group -- HARTFORD, Conn. & MIAMI, Jan 16, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Goldie Hawn and Mark Bertolini – two prominent proponents of mindfulness – will launch a unique collaboration between their two organizations during The World Economi... 
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01/14/14Aetna, Valley Preferred Sign Accountable Care Agreement
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan 14, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Valley Preferred, a preferred provider organization aligned with Lehigh Valley Health Network, today announced a new accountable care agreement that is designed to improve the quality of care and lower overall health care costs for members of fully insured Aetna commercial plans in Lehigh and Northampton counties. The collaboration will offer area employers better health care options ... 
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01/14/14Aetna Promotes Personalized Weight-Loss Options
-- Information, outreach help match programs to individual needs -- HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 14, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Many people have made the annual weight-loss resolution and others are already on a journey to a healthier body weight. To help inspire a start or encourage continued progress, Aetna (NYSE: AET) wants to help members find their best weight-loss approach and provides information and access to lifestyle management programs, prescription ... 
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01/13/14Aetna Helps Members Affected by Chemical Spill in West Virginia
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 13, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) is making it easier for members in West Virginia who were affected by a chemical spill that contaminated the water supply to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. The company also is extending claim and appeal filing times where applicable and helping members who have evacuated find care outside their home areas, among... 
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01/09/14Aetna Helps Members Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
-- An integrated approach helps prevent misuse, improve addiction treatment, and reduce medical costs -- HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 09, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Abuse of prescription painkillers, known as opioids, is a widespread and growing problem in the United States. The epidemic adds billions of dollars to health care, work place and criminal justice costs each year. Aetna (NYSE: AET) is helping to reverse this rising trend with integrated pharmacy... 
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01/08/14Aetna Announces Appearance at 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 08, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Mark T. Bertolini, chairman, CEO and president, is scheduled to make a presentation at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 15, 2014, in San Francisco. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. EST (8:30 a.m. PST). Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s ... 
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01/08/14Walmart Added to the Preferred Pharmacy Network of the Aetna CVS/pharmacy Prescription Drug Plan
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 08, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will be added to the preferred pharmacy network of the Aetna CVS/pharmacy Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) as of January 1, 2014. The Aetna CVS/pharmacy Prescription Drug Plan offers a median $32 monthly plan premium,* as well as low, fixed copays for generic medicines. Medicare beneficiaries who sign up for this plan and fill the... 
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01/06/14Aetna to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Results
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 06, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results will be made public on Thursday, February 6 at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on that day. The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available via Aetna’s Investor Information link on the Internet. Financial, statistical and other information... 
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01/06/14Aetna Better Health of Illinois and Addus Home Care Launch Personal Care Pilot
-- Study integrates home and community-based services with case management -- CHICAGO, Jan 06, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Aetna Better Health of Illinois, an Aetna Medicaid plan, and Addus Home Care, a national provider of home and community-based services (HCBS), will conduct a pilot study on the impact of providing smart phones to home care aides who assist Illinois residents served under the state’s Integrated Care Program (ICP). ICP provides ... 
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