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06/14/16Aetna Co-Sponsoring 30th Annual Conference of the 100 Black Men of America
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) will be an official co-sponsor for the 30th annual conference of the 100 Black Men of America (BMOA), continuing its joint mission with the community organization to help improve the lives, educational opportunities and health status of African American people. This year’s convention, entitled, “Thirty Years of Mentoring: Positive Influence, Powerful Impact,” will be held June 15-19 at t... 
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06/09/16Aetna Completes $13 Billion Bond Offering
-- Company completes long-term financing for proposed Humana acquisition -- HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 9, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that it has completed the long-term financing for its proposed acquisition of Humana through a public offering of: $500 million of Floating Rate Senior Notes due in 2017; $1 billion of 1.700 percent Senior Notes due in 2018; $1... 
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06/01/16Aetna Executive to Participate in Goldman Sachs 37th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that company President Karen S. Lynch is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs 37th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 8 at 2:20 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast will be accessible through the Aetna Investor Relations website at http://www.aetna.com/investor. Interested parties should visit the site prior to the presentation to do... 
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05/26/16Aetna and Texas Health Resources Establish New Partnership in North Texas
Two leading organizations join forces to offer high-quality, affordable health care coverage in North Texas DALLAS & ARLINGTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 26, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Texas Health Resources today announced the creation of a jointly owned health plan company that will focus on improving quality, affordability and the overall consumer experience. By combining Texas Health’s high-quality providers and investment in popul... 
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05/25/16Aetna Applies to Launch Aetna Better Health of Maryland
LINTHICUM, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that it filed an application earlier this year with the State of Maryland to participate as a Medicaid managed care organization, Aetna Better Health of Maryland. The application is pending review and approval by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. “We are excited for this new prospect of building on our 30-year track record of succes... 
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05/24/16Aetna Relocating Jacksonville Operations to Southside Boulevard Complex
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that it will relocate its downtown Jacksonville operations to a new office at 9000 Southside Boulevard. The move from the 841 Prudential Drive facility will take place in stages beginning in mid-2017. “Aetna cherishes its close relationship with the city of Jacksonville,” said Mark LaBorde, Aetna’s senior vice president of enterprise sales, product... 
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05/20/16Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2016-- The Board of Directors of Aetna (NYSE: AET) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on July 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 14, 2016. Declaration and payment of future dividends is at the discretion of the Board and may be adjusted as business needs or market conditions change. ... 
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05/17/16Aetna and Providence Health & Services Announce a New Product-Based Accountable Care Collaboration in Los Angeles County
– New offering improves patient experience; reduces health care costs for employers – LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Providence Health & Services, the second largest health care delivery system in Los Angeles, today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole Health℠ - Providence Health & Services product in Los Angeles County. The new product offering e... 
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05/04/16Aetna Executive to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Shawn M. Guertin, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 11 at 4:40 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast will be accessible through the Aetna Investor Relations website at http://www.aetna.com/investor. Interested parties should visit... 
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04/28/16Aetna Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results
Operating earnings per share (1) were $2.30 for the first quarter of 2016 Net income (2) per share was $2.06 for the first quarter of 2016 Medical membership totaled approximately 23.0 million at March 31, 2016 Operating revenue (3) was $15.7 billion for the first quarter of 2016 Aetna now projects full-year 2016 operating earnings per share of $7.90 to... 
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04/14/16Aetna to Announce First-Quarter 2016 Results
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its first-quarter 2016 results will be made public on Thursday, April 28, 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 othe... 
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04/06/16Aetna and St. John Health System’s Accountable Care Organization Join Forces to Reduce Costs, Enhance Care
Members benefit from an improved patient experience TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 6, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and St. John Health System, a part of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system, today announced a collaboration to launch Aetna Whole Health St. John OKHI in Tulsa County. This new health care product enables doctors to deliver highly coordinated care, track outcomes through shared data, and measure cl... 
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04/04/16The Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and National Association of Counties challenge cities, counties and tribes to create economically competitive, inclusive and equitable communities
Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to offer $1.5 million in prizes WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2016-- The Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the National Association of Counties (NACo), in partnership with CEOs for Cities, today announce the launch of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, which will award $1.5 million in prizes to cities, counties and federally recognized tribes that show me... 
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04/01/16Thomas Sabatino Joins Aetna as Executive Vice President and General Counsel
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE:AET) announced that Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr., has been named executive vice president and general counsel, effective April 25. Sabatino also will join Aetna’s Executive Committee, the company’s senior-most leadership team. Sabatino joins Aetna from Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., where he served most recently as senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and... 
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03/29/16CoventryCares Medicaid Plan Changes Name to Aetna Better Health of Virginia
Delivers access to high-quality health care, customer service, innovative technology RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2016-- CoventryCares of Virginia, a state-contracted Medicaid managed health care plan, is changing its name to Aetna Better Health of Virginia, effective April 1, 2016. The change is the result of the acquisition of Coventry Health Care of Virginia Inc. by Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) in May 2013. Coventry Health Care of Vir... 
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03/28/16Meritain Health Enters Accountable Care Collaboration with Banner Health Network and Aetna Whole Health
--This announcement represents an industry-leading achievement with Meritain Health, a third party administrator, offering carrier-level access to an Accountable Care Organization-- PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2016-- Meritain Health, an Aetna (NYSE: AET) company, announced their collaboration with Banner Health Network (BHN) and Aetna Whole HealthSM, a commercial healthcare product that provides members access to highly coordinated care... 
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03/16/16Aetna and Virtua Create Product-Based Accountable Care Organization for South Jersey
MARLTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Virtua Health, the largest health care provider in South Jersey, announced that they will collaborate in a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) aimed at improving the quality of patient care, creating new choices for consumers, and lowering overall health care costs. Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of community physicians affiliated with Vir... 
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03/09/16Aetna Selects New Century Health to Launch a National Program in Cancer Care Quality Management
Program to Ensure Adherence to Evidence-Based Cancer Treatment Guidelines HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today it has selected New Century Health (NCH), a leader in specialty care management, as a preferred national solution partner for oncology. Under the agreement, NCH will provide advanced clinical decision tools, specialized medical expertise and data analytics to help physicians make ca... 
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03/08/16Aetna Announces Executive Appearance at Upcoming Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2016
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Mark T. Bertolini, chairman and CEO, is scheduled to make a presentation during the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2016 at 10:15 a.m. ET on March 16, 2016, in Miami. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s Investor Information website at http://www.aetna.com/investor. ... 
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02/24/16Aetna and Roxborough Memorial Hospital Agree to Three-Year Contract
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Roxborough Memorial Hospital announced that they have reached agreement on a new three-year contract that took effect Feb. 1. The agreement returns Roxborough Memorial Hospital to Aetna’s network of contracted hospitals for the first time since 2012. Under the contract, members of Aetna commercial and Medicare Advantage plans will be able to receive covered benefits, at i... 
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02/19/16Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2016-- The Board of Directors of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on April 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2016. Declaration and payment of future dividends is at the discretion of the Board and may be adjusted as business needs or market conditions change. ... 
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02/16/16Aetna and Mount Sinai Health Partners Create Accountable Care Organization Alliance
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Mount Sinai Health Partners – the clinically integrated network that includes the Mount Sinai Health System and a group of voluntary providers – today announced the formation of an accountable care collaboration designed to enhance coordinated patient care and lower health care costs. Under the three-year agreement, members of Aetna commercial plans who receive care fr... 
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02/15/16State of Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Approves the Aetna-Humana Acquisition
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) issued the following statement in response to today’s action: “We are very pleased by today’s approval of Aetna’s application to acquire Humana’s Florida-based Affiliates by the FL Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). With today’s action, Aetna has secured 10 of the 20 state approvals required. “Florida’s evaluation was based on a thorough review of the competitiv... 
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02/09/16Aetna’s 35th Annual African American History Calendar Celebrates People Inspiring Lives Through Food
-- Thirteen community leaders from around the country featured -- HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2016-- African Americans have a long history of tradition and influence on the collective food culture in the United States. However, the influences extend beyond recipes and food and into building healthier communities, as demonstrated in Aetna’s 2016 African American Calendar titled, “The Flavors of Community: African Americans Inspiring Live... 
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02/03/16Aetna and Meridian Health Create Co-Branded Product-Based Accountable Care Organization
PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Meridian Health today announced a co-branded, commercial, product-based accountable care organization agreement, which is through Meridian Health Partners, Meridian’s clinically integrated network. It offers employers in Monmouth and Ocean counties a health care model designed to improve quality, efficiency and the patient experience. The ACO includes doctors who are p... 
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02/02/16Aetna Signs Accountable Care Arrangement with Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization
BLUE BELL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has signed an accountable care organization (ACO) agreement with Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), offering commercial customers in Southeastern Pennsylvania a health care model designed to improve quality, efficiency and the patient experience. The DVACO's member hospitals and physicians provide care under a value-based, patient-... 
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02/01/16Aetna Announces 2016 Annual Meeting Will Be Held May 20 in Avon, CT
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2016-- Aetna’s (NYSE: AET) annual meeting of shareholders will occur on Friday, May 20, 2016. The annual meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. ET in Avon, CT at the Avon Old Farms Hotel, 279 Avon Mountain Rd. 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 ... 
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02/01/16Aetna Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results
Operating earnings per share (1) were $1.37 for the fourth quarter of 2015 and $7.71 for the full year Net income (2) per share was $0.91 for the fourth quarter of 2015 and $6.78 for the full year Medical membership totaled approximately 23.5 million at December 31, 2015 Operating revenue (3) was $15.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015 and $60.3 billion for the full year ... 
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01/28/16Aetna Announces Transaction with Vitality Re VII
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has entered into a four-year reinsurance arrangement with Vitality Re VII 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 VI... 
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01/20/16Aetna to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results will be made public on Monday, February 1, 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... 
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01/05/16Aetna Announces Appearance at 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2016-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Mark T. Bertolini, chairman and CEO, is scheduled to make a presentation at the 34th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Jan. 12, 2016, in San Francisco. Aetna’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna’s Investor Information... 
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