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  1. Healthx Announces New Chief Product and Strategy OfficerRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... was previously the vice president of product for iTriage, a consumer-centric healthcare technology company acquired by Aetna, Inc. In prior positions he held product management and strategy leadership roles at major companies including The TriZetto ...

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  2. Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLTV Tyler

    ... costs and raised prices to help mitigate added expenses from the law. They've also added new business. As a result, Aetna Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer WellPoint Inc. all posted third quarter results that ...

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  3. Insurers have big plans for 2015 Obamacare enrollmentRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... and 42 percent in 2010, Harvard researchers said this week. The exchanges have become a big business for insurers like Aetna Inc and WellPoint Inc, who enrolled hundreds of thousands of new customers last year. UnitedHealth Group Inc, barely on the ...

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  4. UPDATE 2-Cigna says Obamacare business losses on the declineRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Previously, individual plans could deny coverage to people and charge more based on age, health or gender. Cigna, Aetna Inc and Humana Inc have said since the beginning of the year that they were posting losses on the plans because their patients ...

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  5. Healthcare Overhaul Boosts Earnings at Insurer WellPointRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research. The Indianapolis insurer's big quarter comes after competitors Aetna Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc. also topped quarterly expectations and raised their annual forecasts. Insurers began the year ...

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  6. Aetna Beats Street, Raises ForecastRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Hispanic Business

    Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump analyst expectations for the third quarter and then raise its forecast for 2014. Shares of the Hartford, Connecticut, company rose in premarket trading after the nation's third-largest health insurer said its bottom line rose 15 percent in the quarter that ended Sept.

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  7. Healthx Announces New Chief Product and Strategy OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... was previously the vice president of product for iTriage, a consumer-centric healthcare technology company acquired by Aetna, Inc. In prior positions he held product management and strategy leadership roles at major companies including The TriZetto ...

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  8. If You Thought Managed Care Wars Were Ugly, Meet "Narrow Networks"Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... because of a change in insurance status, and the hospital absorbed the costs. During a recent call with investors, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini described the backlash from consumers over the issue, and he said "doc shock" would be a major issue. ...

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  9. Cigna Results Exceed ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Cigna Corp. again raised its guidance as fee and premium revenue grew along with its customer base in the third quarter. The company predicted earnings for the year of $7.25 to $7.45 a share, up from $7.20 to $7.40. Fellow health insurers WellPoint Inc. and Aetna Inc....

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  10. Zacks Reaffirms Neutral Rating for AetnaRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... 's target price would indicate a potential upside of 1.57% from the company's current price. Zacks' analyst wrote, "Aetna reported third quarter 2014 earnings of $1.79 per share was way ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.58. Earnings also ...

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  11. ARRAY(0x17f24bbc)Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    ... a more prominent decision that they'll make this quarter," he said. Some other insurers have flagged a similar trend. Aetna Inc. Chief Financial Officer Shawn M. Guertin said the company was seeing "some erosion at the bottom of the market" among ...

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  12. More.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    ... costs and raised prices to help mitigate added expenses from the law. They've also added new business. As a result, Aetna Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer WellPoint Inc. all posted third quarter results that ...

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  13. Healthcare overhaul ramps up business at WellPointRead the original story

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research. The Indianapolis insurer's big quarter comes after competitors Aetna Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc. also topped quarterly expectations and raised their annual forecasts. Insurers began the year ...

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  14. Aetna and Coventry Achieve High Medicare Star Quality RatingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    Aetna , one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, has achieved high 2015 Medicare Star Quality Ratings for its Medicare Advantage plans. "Aetna is committed to further improving our star rating in all geographies, and we will continue collaborating with providers to create even more value for our members by improving care, quality and patient satisfaction, while reducing costs."

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  15. Trans health care provisions expandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Blade

    More health insurance carriers such as Aetna, which provides coverage to federal workers, are providing for gender reassignment surgeries in their 2015 health plans, the Hartford Courant reports. In the past, the federal government excluded the cost of services, drugs and supplies related to such procedures.

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  16. Aetna (AET) Stock Climbs After Raising Full Year OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheStreet.com

    ... $79.59 today after the major health insurer topped third quarter analysts' expectations and raised its 2014 forecast. Aetna now expects full year earnings, excluding one-time items, of a range between $6.60 - $6.70 per share, higher than its ...

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  17. Wednesday Sector Leaders: Financial, EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    ... midday Wednesday, shares of Financial companies are outperforming other sectors, losing just 0.1%. Within that group, Aetna ( NYSE: AET ) and Ameriprise Financial ( NYSE: AMP ) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 3.4% and 2.3%, ...

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  18. Barclays Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for AetnaRead the original story

    Wednesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of Aetna in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $81.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Argus upgraded ...

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  19. UPDATE 5-WellPoint beats Wall St forecast as medical costs stay lowRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    ... have begun to end. WellPoint shares gained 2 percent to $122.37 on Wednesday after losing ground on Tuesday when rival Aetna Inc said it was seeing higher costs in some areas and raised its outlook for medical spending. Some hospitals have said ...

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  20. Aetna Falls As Centene TopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Investor's Business Daily

    EPS rose 19% to $1.79 on sales up 13% to $14.7 bil, both topping. But the health insurer's shares fell 2.5% amid higher commercial medical benefit ratios.

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