Health insurer Aetna Inc.’s fourth-quarter net income jumped 73 percent, as it continued to benefit from low use of health care and some key expenses fell.
Aetna Inc.’s third-quarter net income slipped 1 percent on a charge for an early retirement program, but the performance trumped expectations and the health insurer raised its 2011 earnings forecast.
Aetna says its second-quarter net income rose 9 percent in part because it benefited from a continued slowdown in the use of health care services by its members.
Health insurer Aetna will buy the Medicare supplement business of Genworth Financial for about $290 million.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ A group of protesters briefly delayed Aetna’s annual shareholders meeting in Philadelphia, but police say there were no arrests. Aetna Inc. spokesman Fred Laberge says the meeting was delayed for several minutes […]
Aetna says its first-quarter profit rose 4 percent as claims left over from the previous quarter came in lower than the health insurer expected. But it says revenue and enrollment dropped.
Managed care company Aetna Inc. said Friday that Chairman Ronald A. Williams plans to retire on April 8, a move first announced in October.