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Last $128.21 USD
Change Today +0.75 / 0.59%
Volume 588.6K
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aetna inc (AET) Details

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, and an employer-funded or administrative basis. It also provides point-of-service, preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and indemnity benefit plans, as well as health savings accounts and consumer-directed health plans. In addition, this segment offers Medicare and Medicaid products and services, and other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers' compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select geographies. This segment offers its products and services to multi-site national, mid-sized, and small employers. The Group Insurance segment provides life insurance products, including group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which offer the benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. This segment provides its products to employers that sponsor its products for the benefit of their employees and their employees' dependents. The Large Case Pensions segment manages retirement products, including pension and annuity products primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. It offers its products to employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. was founded in 1853 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.

48,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1853

aetna inc (AET) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $996.2K
Total Annual Compensation: $649.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Enterprise Ris...
Total Annual Compensation: $697.3K
Executive Vice President of Operations & Tech...
Total Annual Compensation: $628.0K
Senior Executive Vice President of Healthagen
Total Annual Compensation: $846.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

aetna inc (AET) Key Developments

Veracyte, Inc. Announces National Network Agreement with Aetna

Veracyte Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement to become part of Aetna's laboratory network, effective July 1, 2015. Veracyte administers the Afirma Thyroid FNA analysis, a proprietary Gene Expression Classifier (GEC) test. The test is used as part of thyroid cancer diagnosis when it is medically necessary to identify benign thyroid nodules among those deemed indeterminate by cytopathology, potentially enabling patients to avoid an unnecessary surgery.

Aetna, Cigna Reportedly Mulls Acquisitions Of Humana

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) is closing in on an acquisition of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) and could reach a deal as early as this weekend, several people with knowledge of the matter said. Discussions between the two companies have intensified during recent days. Aetna made a formal bid this week in the form of cash and stock, the people said. Humana has received two offers, one from Aetna and another from Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI), said another person. The Humana board prefers the offer from Aetna, the person said. A representative for Humana didn’t respond to requests for comment. Representatives for Aetna and Cigna Corp. declined to comment. No agreement between Humana and Aetna has been reached, the people cautioned, adding that Humana could still agree to a different transaction, such as selling itself to Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), which has also previously expressed interest, or Cigna Corp., the person said. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) could also make a bid for Aetna, complicating the situation even further.

Aetna Reportedly Makes Takeover Proposal For Humana

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has made a takeover proposal for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), the Wall Street Journal reported. Aetna in the past few days made a takeover proposal to Humana, which has a market value of $30 billion, said people familiar with the matter.


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