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