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Aetna Connecticut Private Equity Program Invests $5 Million in Two Connecticut Companies

Investments to support job growth in state HARTFORD, Conn., December 13, 1996 — Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today announced the first two investments made by the Aetna Connecticut Private Equity Program, the $100 million equity program created to he ...

Aetna Appoints Calvocoressi General Counsel

Baird to go to Yale HARTFORD, Conn., December 6, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: ΑET) announced today that Thomas J. Calvocoressi has been appointed vice president and general counsel, effective January 1, 1997. Calvocoressi, who was previousl ...

Aetna Foundation Awards $200,000 To Area Colleges and Universities

HARTFORD, Conn., December 3, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) The Aetna Foundation today donated approximately $200,000 to several colleges and universities in Connecticut and western Massachusetts as part of its national matching grant program to institutio ...

InteliHealth, Inc. Launches Into Exploding Information Industry With The PointCast Network, Intelligent Information Inc., And AccuWeather

BLUE BELL, PA, December 2, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) Inteli-Health, Inc., a joint venture formed by Aetna U.S. Healthcare and Johns Hopkins, has teamed with the PointCast Network, Intelligent Information Incorporated, and AccuWeather to launch state- ...

Aetna U.S. Healthcare Affirms Policy For Mastectomy Length Of Stay

BLUE BELL, PA, November 14, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) In light of recent attention paid to this issue, Aetna U.S. Healthcare today reiterated its long-standing policy of covering inpatient care for mastectomies and of not requiring that mastectomies b ...

Aetna Announces Repurchase Of Common Stock

HARTFORD, Conn., October 30, 1996 — Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a resolution authorizing the company from time to time to repurchase up to 5 million shares of its common stock, $.01 par value per s ...

Study Names Aetna U.S. Healthcare HMO Quality Leader In Metropolitan Atlanta Area

Hartford, Conn. and Blue Bell, PA, October 24, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) Aetna Health Plans of Georgia Inc., a health maintenance organization of Aetna U.S. Healthcare, has been chosen as the 1996 Quality Leader in the Atlanta metropolitan area by the ...

Aetna U.S. Healthcare To Create State-Of-The-Art Operations And Medical Management Centers In Each Of Its Six Geographical Regions

HARTFORD, Conn., October 14, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) Aetna U.S. Healthcare recently announced the location of the state-of-the-art primary operations centers and medical management centers in each of its six geographic regions to serve its 14.1 mill ...

Aetna U.S. Healthcare To Locate State-Of-The-Art Medical Management Center In Atlanta, GA

Hartford, Conn. and Blue Bell, PA, October 10, 1996 — Aetna U.S. Healthcare announced today that it will locate one of six primary medical management centers in Atlanta, GA. These six centers, which are located regionally across the country, will h ...

Aetna Updates Corporate Logo To Reflect New Image

New name and logo also selected for health business HARTFORD, Conn., September 19, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) today unveiled a new corporate logotype -- a fresh visual treatment of its traditional and distinctive logo -- and also announce ...

Aetna Services, Inc. Intends To Issue $1 Billion Of Debt Securities

Aetna Inc. to unconditionally guarantee payments on new debt securities as well as on outstanding Aetna securities HARTFORD, Conn., August 6, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) intends to issue $1 billion in new debt securities through its Aetna Services ...

Aetna To Form Pension Joint Venture In Mexico

HARTFORD, Conn., August 1, 1996 — Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and its 61 percent-owned Chilean subsidiary, AFP Santa Maria S.A., have reached an agreement-in-principle with Grupo Financiero Bancomer ("GFB"), Mexico's second-largest financial group, to f ...

Aetna To Leave Medicare Administration Program To Focus On Growing Managed Care Business

HARTFORD, Conn., July 25, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today it will not renew its contracts with the federal Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) to administer the Medicare Part A and Part B fee- for-service program. Aetna instead wil ...

Aetna Set To Expand Its Activities In Mexico

HARTFORD, Conn., July 22, 1996 — Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and Grupo Financiero Bancomer ("GFB"), Mexico's second-largest banking group, have reached agreement-in-principle on the formation of a new joint venture that will market and distribute a ...

Aetna and U.S. Healthcare Complete Merger

Merger creates nation's leading health care benefits company HARTFORD, CT, July 19, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) and U.S. Healthcare (NASDAQ: USHC) today announced that they have completed their merger, creating the nation's leading health care ben ...

Aetna Shareholders Approve Merger With U.S. Healthcare

HARTFORD, Conn., July 18, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced that at a special meeting held today, its shareholders approved the proposed merger between Aetna and U.S. Healthcare (NASDAQ: USHC) by the required super-majority (two-thirds) vote. ...

Judge Dismisses $16.5 Million Punitive Damage Award Against Aetna

HARTFORD, Conn., July 3, 1996 — Ruling that "no reasonable jury could find that there was clear and convincing evidence that Aetna's (NYSE: AET) conduct was outrageous," an Alaska federal judge has dismissed a $16.5 million punitive damages jud ...

Aetna Managed Disability Product Adds Depression Management Component

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, June 20, 1996 — Aetna's Managed Disability, already an industry-leading product, is about to be enhanced with a depression management component to help reduce customers' mental-health-related disability costs. Aetna ...

Federal Court Dismisses Doctors Antitrust Lawsuit Against Aetna Health Plans

NEW YORK, NY, May 29, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) United States District Judge Denise Cote, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, has dismissed a lawsuit against Aetna Health Plans of New York Inc. and its affiliates, by ...

New Aetna Advertising Campaign Satisfies Consumer Desire For Health Care And Retirement Information

Advertising designed to reposition brand following major restructuring of company NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 1996 — As part of a major repositioning of the Aetna (NYSE: AET) brand, the company will launch a new national advertising campaign o ...

Aetna Announces 1996 Winners Of Arthur Ashe Award

NEW YORK, NY, May 1, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation today announced this year's recipients of the third annual Aetna Voice of Conscience Awards honoring Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. The awards, presented in four categories, recognize ...

Aetna Completes Previously Announced Sale Of Property/Casualty Operations To Travellers

HARTFORD, Conn., April 2, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) said today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Property/Casualty operations to The Travelers Insurance Group Inc. for total consideration of $4.1 billion. "The cl ...

Aetna and U.S. Healthcare Agree To Merge

$8.9 billion transaction will create nation's leading health care benefits company Fact sheet Hartford, Conn. and Blue Bell, PA, April 1, 1996 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) and U.S. Healthcare (NASDAQ: USHC), two of the nation's leading health ...

Aetna To Invest Up To $100 Million In Connecticut

Goal is to retain, create jobs HARTFORD, Conn., March 4, 1996 — Aetna Life & Casualty Company (NYSE: AET) today announced a new investment program to provide up to $100 million in growth capital to mid-sized Connecticut businesses during th ...

Four Aetna HMOs Earn Three-Year NCQA Accreditation

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., February 6, 1996 — (NYSE: AET) Aetna Health Plans' (AHP) health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in Florida, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Atlanta have been granted full accreditation for the next three years from the Natio ...