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Aetna Boosts 2013 Forecast

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aetna says its first-quarter net income fell 4 percent as acquisition-related costs and rising health care expenses countered government business gains. But its earnings still topped expectations. The health insurer also […]


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Aetna 4Q Profit Sinks 49 Percent, Medical Costs Climb

Aetna’s fourth-quarter net income sank 49 percent as higher medical costs squeezed profitability for the insurer’s commercial health coverage, and several one-time expenses chipped away at the bottom line.


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Lower Health Care Claims Send Aetna Earnings Higher

Aetna Inc.’s third-quarter earnings rose 2 percent as lower-than-expected health care use and revenue gains helped the insurer trump Wall Street expectations.


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Aetna Reports Solid Earnings

Aetna Inc.’s third-quarter earnings rose 2 percent and trumped expectations as revenue gains outweighed costs tied to paying off debt and the insurer’s purchase of Coventry Health Care.


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Aetna Buying Maryland Insurer

Aetna is buying Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion as the insurance industry realigns itself to better navigate the massive government health care overhaul.


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Even With Net Income Down, Aetna Earnings Exceed Expectations

Health insurer Aetna’s latest results beat analyst expectations, and yjr raised its 2012 earnings forecast despite a drop in second-quarter net income..


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Aetna Posts 73% Net Income Gain For 4Q

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.


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Early Retirements Boost Aetna Performance

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.


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Aetna Earnings Up; Fewer Policy-Holders Visiting Doc

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.


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Aetna Buys Supplemental Medicare Business

Health insurer Aetna will buy the Medicare supplement business of Genworth Financial for about $290 million.