GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Aetna Inc

More

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— The health insurer Aetna is ending most coverage of hysterectomies performed with a once-popular device that has drawn warnings from federal regulators over a risk for spreading cancer. Aetna Inc. will make exceptions for pre-menopausal women who want to maintain their fertility and for whom another treatment would not be effective.

  • April 30- Cigna Corp said on Thursday that medical services use did not change among customers in its Medicare Advantage health plans for elderly people and the disabled, a contrast to comments from competitor Humana Inc.. Shares of Cigna and most other insurers rose. Cigna, which reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Thursday, was...

  • BLOOMFIELD, Conn.— Cigna became the latest health insurance provider to beat earnings expectations and raise its 2015 forecast when it announced Thursday that first-quarter earnings had edged up to $533 million. In the first quarter, Cigna earnings, adjusted for investment gains, came to $1.96 per share. Cigna is one of the nation's largest health insurers, but...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $5.03 or 3.8 percent, to $126.68. Humana Inc. fell $13.06 or 7.2 percent, to $168.05. UnitedHealth Group fell $3.98 or 3.4 percent, to $113.61.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:53 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $5.78 or 4.4 percent, to $125.93. Humana Inc. fell $12.13 or 6.7 percent, to $168.98. UnitedHealth Group fell $5.18 or 4.4 percent, to $112.41.

  • Insurers navigate health overhaul to rising profits Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:26 PM ET

    A better understanding of the health care overhaul's impact, lighter Medicare Advantage funding cuts and old-fashioned business growth all helped deliver a confidence boost to much of the sector. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem Inc. said Wednesday that it has signed up nearly 900,000 people on the exchanges. Competitor Aetna Inc. has added more...

  • April 29- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc said on Wednesday there was an unexpected pick-up in the rate of hospital admissions late in March and in April, sparking a sell-off in its own and other insurers' shares. Shares in Humana, which specializes in Medicare health insurance and drug plans for the elderly and disabled, fell more than 6 percent to $168.66 and...

  • April 29- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower-than-expected profit in the first quarter as well as noting an unexpected pick-up in the rate of hospital admissions late in the quarter and in April. Humana Chief Financial Officer Brian Kane said during a conference call with investors that hospital inpatient admissions increased at the end of the...

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $2.26 or 1.7 percent, to $129.45. Humana Inc. fell $10.29 or 5.7 percent, to $170.82. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.74 or 1.5 percent, to $115.85.

  • INDIANAPOLIS— Anthem's first-quarter earnings jumped 23 percent thanks in part to a spike in Medicaid enrollment, and it became the latest health insurer to raise its forecast for the year after breezing past Wall Street's expectations. The nation's second largest health insurer said Wednesday that its Medicaid enrollment jumped 25 percent to 5.6 million...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.46 or 1.1 percent, to $131.71. Humana Inc. rose$. 99 or. 5 percent, to $181.11. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.35 or 1.2 percent, to $117.59.

  • NEW YORK, April 28- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, is submitting 2016 individual insurance rates to state regulators but said it might need to reexamine them after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the legality of most Obamacare exchange subsidies. Aetna Chief Financial Officer Shawn Guertin said the company had been submitting proposed rates...

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 99 or. 8 percent, to $131.24. Humana Inc. rose $1.71 or. 9 percent, to $181.83. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.12 or 1.0 percent, to $117.36.

  • Genetic testing moves into world of employee health Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 11:33 AM ET

    Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug. Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before serious conditions like diabetes or heart disease develop. And earlier this year, President Obama asked...

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $130.47. Humana Inc. rose$. 30 or. 2 percent, to $180.42. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 50 or. 4 percent, to $115.74.

  • April 28- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit that beat analyst expectations and said spending on medical claims in the first quarter remained low. Wall Street analysts said that the company's earnings were likely ahead of expectations because of better-than-expected profitability in its Medicare...

  • Aetna has hiked its 2015 forecast beyond analyst expectations after booking a 17- percent jump in first-quarter earnings, as enrollment gains and moderate medical cost growth helped the nation's third-largest health insurer. Aetna said it now expects operating earnings this year to range between $7.20 and $7.40 per share. Company leaders told analysts in...

  • April 28- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, increased its forecast for full-year operating earnings after a stronger-than-expected profit in the first quarter. The company said it now expects full-year operating earnings of $7.20- $7.40 per share, up from their previous estimate of $7.00. Net profit attributable to Aetna rose to $777.5 million,...

  • April 28- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, reported a 16.8 percent rise in first-quarter profit as it added 122,000 more members compared with the fourth quarter. Net profit attributable to Aetna rose to $777.5 million, or $2.20 per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $665.5 million, or $1.82 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 8 percent to...

  • Aetna beats 1Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 6:06 AM ET

    HARTFORD, Conn.— Aetna Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $777.5 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.95 per share. Thirteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $15.45 billion.