It's the latest merger between two major healthcare players that could affect tens of millions of Americans. Last week, CVS and insurance giant Aetna finalized a nearly $70 billion merger. The deal could impact where people get their care, how…
As a condition of the deal, Aetna must sell its Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business to resolve anti-monopoly issues.
By Associated Press
Thousands of people with HIV received mailed letters from Aetna last month that may have disclosed their HIV status on the envelope.
By Erin Mershon, STAT
Since the Affordable Care Act took effect three years ago, more than 20 million more Americans have obtained health coverage. But this week, Aetna -- one of the nation's largest private insurers -- decided to drop out of Affordable Care…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, Louisiana flooding called "unprecedented" grew worse, with 8 known dead and some 40,000 homes impacted. In California, crews have gained ground on the massive wildfire north of San Francisco; officials say the blaze is around…
By Kulsoom Khan
Health insurance provider Aetna has decided to stop participating in the Obamacare health exchange program in 11 of 15 states next year, citing financial concerns.
In our news wrap Friday, more than a dozen Islamic militant groups, including al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, launched an assault on government positions in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Also, Aetna announced it’s buying rival health insurance company Humana for…
By PBS NewsHour
For Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aetna, a near-death experience led him to make big changes in his personal life and at the company. Living with pain from a skiing accident inspired him to take up yoga and meditation,…
By Philip Moeller
Insurers are often under competitive pressure to change network providers from year-to-year. But those changes can catch customers, especially of Medicare Advantage plans, off guard.
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