Archive for the ‘Aetna’ Category

Aetna Health Insurance Warns Customers of Rising Costs

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

In an interesting move, Aetna health insurance recently sent a letter to their customers warning that health insurance costs in 2014 will likely be rising and put the blame specifically on health care reform.  According to the article on The Washington Times by Tom Howell Jr, news outlets are reporting that this letter recently went […]

Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Pennsylvania Health Insurance: Plan Rankings 2012

Posted on: July 16th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

J.D. Power and Associates released their health plan rankings for 2012, and the award recipient for the state of Pennsylvania was Geisinger Health Plan of Pennsylvania.  Geisinger’s Overall Experience received a score of 5 out of 5.  Other categories that received 5 out of 5 included Coverage and Benefits, Information and Communication, Claims Processing, Statements, […]

Health Insurer Grades: Higher Scores From AMA

Posted on: June 25th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released their fifth annual National Health Insurer Report Card which is based on a random sampling of about 1.1 million electronic claims for 1.9 million medical services submitted in the month of February 2012.  The companies included were Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Health Care Service Corporation, […]

Health Plan Rankings for New York and New Jersey

Posted on: May 29th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

J.D. Power and Associates ranked health plans in the state of New York and lumped it together with New Jersey.  The award recipient for these states was Independent Health Association which received an impressive rating of five for overall experience.  It received a five in all categories which includes coverage and benefits, provider choice, information […]

Aetna Whole Health: Offering Individual Health Insurance

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Aetna, along with Carilion Clinic, has started offering a variety of affordable individual health insurance plans in the Roanoke area.  This is an effort to expand their reach through the accountable care initiative.  The Aetna Whole Health plans are aimed at consumers looking for quality health insurance with more affordable costs. Tom Grote, president of […]

Aetna Health Insurance Being Sold Through Costco

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

An interesting partnership is taking place between Aenta Health Insurance and the wholesale club, Costco.  The Connecticut health insurer is starting to sell individual health insurance policies to members of Costco.  Aetna announced in April that its Costco Personal Health Insurance Program will offer five health plans online.  The plans will provide options for major […]

Aetna Health Insurance Offers Upgraded iTriage App

Posted on: April 16th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Aetna health insurer announced the availability of a new and improved version of their already popular iTriage application for the iTunes App Store and the Android market according to the press release found on BusinessWire.  Aetna is striving to give more power to the consumer by giving easier access to health care information in an […]

More Colleges Requiring Health Insurance

Posted on: February 9th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more colleges are requiring their students to carry health insurance and they are giving quality options to make this possible.  Michigan State University has recently become the sixth school in the Big Ten to require their students to carry a form of health insurance.  This may seem like a harsh requirement but the […]

Aetna Health Insurance & Best Buy: An Unlikely Pair

Posted on: January 9th, 2012 by ymedina No Comments

Update 2/23/2012 – The Aetna/Best Buy partnership is under way.  If the experiment proves to be successful, it could lead to more retail stores opening health programs in shop to appeal to customers’ desire to get and stay healthy and fit. Aetna Health Insurance and Best Buy retail may seem like an unlikely team, but […]