of California is a leader in national health insurance offering services in health
care, pharmacy, dental, disability insurance, employee benefits, and group life.
With over 17 million members nation-wide and a network of nearly 1.5 million health
care professionals, doctors and specialists, Aetna is one of the largest insurers
in the country. Aetna offers an array of health insurance and employee benefits
products with special services offered in a consumer-directed health plan so that
Aetna members have control over their health care.
California residents, Aetna offers plans that cater to your needs. Aetna's
First Dollar and Open Access health insurance plans allows members to go to any
recognized health care provider within the PPO network, while Preventative and
Hospital Care plans offer lower deductibles. Aetna also offers three HSA-compatible
plans that give members control over their health care dollars. Run an instant
quote for complete plan details and rates in your area.
options have a 6 month rate guarantee. Please run an instant
quote for available rates in your area.
premium can be paid via quarterly, semi-annual, or annual billing, or a monthly
bank draft or credit card. The bank draft will occur on the premium due
date each month. The initial premium can be paid with a check or credit
DocFind to locate Aetna's participating doctors and hospitals, dentists,
in addition to Primary Care Physician-referred facilities and vendors in your
area. You may obtain covered services from any provider anywhere, but
you will pay a higher percentage of the bill for out-of-network expenses.
is important to note that many non-emergency services require you to obtain
pre-authorization before services are rendered. Receiving this authorization
is as easy as making a phone call. Not doing so can result in your benefits
being reduced from 100% to 0%.
of your application with Aetna normally takes two to three weeks, though if
medical records are ordered it could take longer.
is standard practice to request a Blood Pressure Inquiry or medical records
for all applicants who are currently being treated for or who have recently
discontinued treatment for high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol.
Certain conditions may be waivered with a temporary rider (usually for one to
two years), or an indefinite rider.
your coverage can go into effect is one day after your signed application has
been received by Aetna. You may request an effective date any time as
far out as 60 days after you sign your application.
note, if you are requesting an effective date of less than 21 days from the
time you complete the application, you may not receive notification of your
approval until after your effective date. If you have claims during this
period, they will be eligible for coverage if submitted after you have been
approved. Also note that you will be billed starting on your requested
effective date, even if you have not yet been notified that you have been approved.
This is very good for someone who does not have any present coverage and would
like for their benefits to begin right away. For those who are already
covered, it is suggested that you maintain your current coverage in force until
you have received notice from either eCAHealthinsurance
or directly from Aetna that your coverage has been approved and is in force.
Simply run an
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select the plan you are interested in. Then select to apply
online (note: internet explorer is required to apply online) or download
the application, fill it out and fax it in to us. We will then stay in
touch with your during the underwritting process to keep you informed of the
Formed in 1850,
Aetna is one of the nation's leaders in health care, dental, pharmacy,
group life, disability, and long-term care insurance and employee benefits.
is rated "A" (Excellent) by the A.M.
Best Company, an independent insurance rating organization.
is an independent authorized Aetna agent.
Aetna Health Insurance in the News
Aetna chairman to retire on April 8
Managed care company Aetna Inc. said Friday that Chairman Ronald A. Williams plans to retire on April 8, a move first announced in October.
Middletown Aetna Complex Being Torn Down
A big money maker for the city of Middletown is now in ruins. The Aetna complex on Middle Street is being torn down, but what will replace it?
Aetna CEO to succeed Williams as chairman
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Aetna Inc. said Friday its president and chief executive, Mark Bertolini, will succeed Ronald Williams as chairman upon his retirement. Williams is scheduled to retire on April 8. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Aetna to Host Investor Conference
Aetna announced today that members of its senior management team will present at the Companyâ€™s institutional investor conference at Aetnaâ€™s Corporate Headquarters in Hartford, CT on Friday, March 4, 2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at approximately 2:00 p.m.
Aetna, P4 Healthcare Join Forces To Help Make Cancer Care More Effective And More Affordable
Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Cardinal Health's P4 Healthcare business today announced the launch of a joint program that will identify and promote the best clinical practices to improve the overall quality - the delivery and success - and cost of cancer treatment. "We're focused on making cancer care more effective, more affordable and safer for our members," says Robert Kropp, M.D., regional medical ...
Aetna Chairman Ronald A. Williams to Retire April 8 CEO Mark T. Bertolini to Succeed Williams as Chairman
Aetna announced today that Chairman Ronald A. Williams, 61, will retire on April 8, 2011. At that time, Mark T. Bertolini, 54, CEO and president, will become chairman of the Board of Directors.
Aetna introduces new IHP for employees to adopt healthy behaviours
Aetna, a leading global diversified health care benefits company, today announced the launch of a new suite of International Healthcare Plans for employers with globally mobile employees.
Aetna Names Richard J. Leonard Chief Technology Officer
Aetna today announced the appointment of Richard J. Leonard, 57, as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Vice President and Chief Information Officer Michael Mathias. Leonard has been head of Systems Architecture and the companyâ€™s mergers & acquisitions IT services team.
Aetna revamps overseas-benefit plans
Hartford managed care provider Aetna Inc. has revamped its international suite of health-benefit products to give employers and their workers greater flexibility in accessing care abroad.
Aetnaâ€™s 2011 Latino Calendar Celebrates Health and Wellness Through Dance
Aetna has released its 2011 Latino Calendar, featuring 13 individuals who are committed to improving their own health and the wellness of their communities through dance.