Aetna’s second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion acquisition.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana in a deal that would significantly bulk up its government business and create the nation’s second-largest health insurer The cash-and-stock acquisition, announced […]
Governor Scott, you’re wasting your time. GE, Aetna, and other businesses, large and small are bluffing. How do I know? Martin Looney told me so. So when the special session wraps up next week, I […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Senate president says he believes General Electric may be using the just-passed state budget as “cover” for layoffs the company has been planning. Martin Looney made his comment Thursday morning, […]
The health insurer Aetna is ending most coverage of hysterectomies performed with a once-popular device that has drawn warnings from federal regulators over a risk for spreading cancer.
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aetna is naming Karen Rohan as its new president, taking over from Mark Bertolini, who will remain chairman and CEO. The health insurer says Rohan will now oversee its national, government […]
Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump analyst expectations for the third quarter and then raise its forecast for 2014.
The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut’s largest health insurer.
Aetna’s second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer beat analyst expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again.