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Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle summarizes the conference call for journalists yesterday afternoon with Kathleen Sebelius and other members of the Obamacare team in which the powers-that-be announced further decrees and encouragements to smooth the pending implementation of Obamacare on January 1: A Insurers will be required to accept ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Surprise: Insurers begin granting grace periods to pay first month of premiums on new ObamaCare plans
When you're staring at 95 percent nonpayment in some cases and an unholy clusterfark in January of people not realizing that their coverage hasn't taken effect yet, you're going to do everything you can to mitigate the problem .
Aetna Inc. - Shareholder/Analyst Call
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Aetna will not allow Illinois residents to renew canceled plans
Aetna Inc. has said it will not renew the health insurance plans for Illinois residents it canceled because they did not meet the requirements of President Obama's health care law.
BRIEF-Aetna CEO says public health insurance exchanges are 'here to stay'
Aetna Inc : * CEO says public health insurance exchanges are 'here to stay' * CEO says if exchanges are 'fixed right', 2015 will be a 'new start' * CEO says priced competitively in 15 percent of public exchange markets * CEO says offering early renewals to individuals but will not extend We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant ... (more)
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Washington Post
Aetna Sees 2014 Profit Above Analyst Estimate as Margins Rebound
Aetna Inc., the third-biggest U.S. health insurer, predicted 2014 profit higher than analysts' estimates, as improving commercial pricing will help offset Medicare cuts from President Barack Obama's health overhaul.
Gays, HIV/AID Activists: ObamaCare Makes It Too Expensive to Fight...
And yet another group of Barack Obama's traditional allies is upset about ObamaCare: gay and HIV/AIDS activists .
Aetna Inc /Pa/ Files (8-K) Disclosing Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure. On December 12, 2013 , Aetna Inc. will hold an investor conference in New York, New York .
Grandparents.com and Aetna Begin Relationship to Support the...
New arrangement begins with a Medicare Supplement plan to support the supplemental insurance needs of American Grandparents Association members -- )--Aetna Inc. announced today it is working with Grandparents.com, Inc. , The Trusted Resource for Grandparentsa , to offer Medicare Supplement policies exclusively to members of the American ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Aetna Inc. Sued Over Proxy Statements on Political Activity
One the country's largest managed health care companies is being sued for violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by including false and misleading information in proxy statements about its political activity.
Courthouse News Service
Aetna Sued for Info on Political Contributions
Aetna made misleading proxy statements in 2012 and 2013 to get shareholders to reject resolutions demanding more information about the company's political contributions, a shareholder claims in court.
Using Mindfulness to Create Real Happiness at Work
Mindfulness went mainstream at healthcare benefits company, Aetna , some time ago.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Daily Dividend Report: GNTX, WU, CBRL, AET, CYS
This morning, Gentex declared its quarterly dividend of 14 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders the prior quarter.
UPDATE 1-US high court leaves intact $142 mln verdict against Pfizer
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a $142 million jury verdict against Pfizer Inc over the company's marketing of the epilepsy drug Neurontin.
A.M. Best Places Ratings of InterGlobal Insurance Company Limited...
A.M. Best Europe - Rating Services Limited has placed under review with positive implications the financial strength rating of B++ and the issuer credit rating of "bbb+" of InterGlobal Insurance Company Limited , following the announcement of its acquisition by Aetna Global Benefits Limited , whose ultimate parent is Aetna Inc. .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Washington Post
Back-End Errors at Obamacare Website Jeopardize Consumer Sign-Up
There's no way to tell how many people who think they've signed up for health insurance through the U.S. exchange actually have, after about 1 in 4 enrollments sent to insurers from the federal website had garbled included incomplete information.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Aetna Board of Directors Increases Shareholder Cash Dividend by 13 Percent
The dividend is payable on January 31, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 2014.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Greenlight Capital Gives OAK Red Light, Trims Others in Third Quarter
The updated portfolio of David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital includes 30 stocks, three of them new, a total value at $5.63 billion, with a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 3%.
Aetna Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in a oeCivic 50a Rankings
Aetna was cited as the best among the 50 recognized companies in the "Fostering Civic Culture" dimension.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Consider Exiting Health Insurers Over Heavy Insider Selling
In the midst of good news regarding increased government reimbursement rates to health insurers for sicker insured customers, stocks of health care insurers are trading near their all-time high.