Glens Falls Hospital and Aetna Reach New Contract

  Glens Falls Hospital and Aetna Reach New Contract

   -- Aetna Members Can Continue to Receive Care at Glens Falls Hospital at
                         In-Network Benefit Levels --

Business Wire

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. & HARTFORD, Conn. -- November 19, 2012

Glens Falls Hospital and Aetna (NYSE:AET) today announced a new multiyear
agreement. Glens Falls will remain an “in-network” provider of care for Aetna

Aetna will send letters to members telling them that they may continue to
receive care at Glens Falls Hospital and from its affiliated physicians at
in-network benefit levels, as they have in the past. When members receive care
in Aetna’s network, they generally pay less money out of pocket for their

“We are excited to be able to provide continued care for our patients,” said
Jeff Treasure, Glens Falls Hospital senior vice president of Finance. “It’s a
great thing to share this positive news with our community and continue our
collaboration with Aetna.”

“This agreement is good news for our members,” said Dan Delucia, Aetna Network
vice president in New York. “We are pleased to continue our network
relationship with Glens Falls hospital and provide our members with in-network
access to its quality services.”

About Glens Falls Hospital

Glens Falls Hospital, founded in 1897, is a 410-bed, not-for-profit, community
hospital serving a six-county region of Northeastern New York. With 3,000
employees and 29 regional locations, it is the largest health care provider
between Albany and Montreal, offering inpatient and outpatient services,
including emergency, coronary, and cancer care; medicine/surgery; obstetrics;
physical and occupational rehabilitation; and community services. For more
information, see or

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 37.3 million people with information and
resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care.
Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed
health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy,
dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical
management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services and health
information technology services. Our customers include employer groups,
individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans,
health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor
groups and expatriates. For more information, see


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