Aetna 2012-07-21T18:53:05+00:00


Aetna is one of the nation’s largest health care, dental, pharmacy, group life, and disability insurance, and employee benefits insurers. Aetna indicates in it focused on helping people achieve health and financial security;  Aetna has developed information and resources for its members to help them make better-informed decisions about their health care.  A few facts on Aetna:


  • 18,230 million medical members
  • 13,647 million dental members
  • 8,806 million pharmacy members

Health care networks:

  • More than 1 million health care professionals
  • More than 567,000 primary care doctors and specialists
  • More than 5,400 hospitals
  • A network of specialist physicians, recognized with Aexcel® designation, based on clinical performance and cost efficiency

Aetna Open Access® Managed Choice and PPO

  • A higher monthly premium with a lower yearly deductible and out-of-pocket maximum amount
  • The freedom to see any licensed health care professional for covered services
  • The option to visit a health care professional in the Aetna network or outside of the network
  • Other add-ons can include dental care coverage that is bundled or separate
  • Wide range of deductibles and total out of pocket expenses available

As typical with PPO’s insured’s pay more if selecting out of the network care. But the Aetna network is reputed to be significant.

Preventive and Hospital Care 2750 (HSA* compatible)

  • A lower monthly premium with a lower yearly deductible, and higher out-of-pocket costs
  • The ability to open a tax-advantaged Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • The freedom to see any licensed health care professional for covered services

Learn more.