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Aetna Inc (AET.N)

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Aetna expects to reaffirm projections of FY 2017 net income per share, FY 2017 operating earnings per share
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 04:34pm EDT 

Aetna Inc : Aetna Inc - expect to reaffirm projections of full-year 2017 net income per share and full-year 2017 operating earnings per share .FY2017 earnings per share view $8.85 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aetna says it mutually ends merger agreement with Humana
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 07:00am EST 

Aetna Inc : Aetna and Humana mutually end merger agreement . Aetna Inc - Aetna will pay Humana $1 billion as a result of termination of merger agreement . Says Aetna has terminated its previously announced agreement to sell certain medicare advantage assets to Molina Healthcare, Inc . Says will pay applicable fees associated with the termination of deal with Molina Healthcare Inc . Aetna Inc - current environment makes it too challenging to continue pursuing transaction . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $1.650 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 1.900 percent senior notes due June 7, 2019 . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $1.850 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 2.400 percent senior notes due June 15, 2021 . Says Aetna expects to fund redemption with proceeds of its senior notes issued in June 2016 . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $2.800 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 3.200 percent senior notes due June 15, 2026 . Aetna Inc - Will redeem for cash entire $1.500 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 4.250 percent senior notes due June 15, 2036 .Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $2.400 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 4.375 percent senior notes due June 15, 2046.  Full Article

Humana announces termination of merger with Aetna
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 07:00am EST 

Humana Inc : Humana announces termination of merger with Aetna; schedules conference call with investors . Humana Inc - Humana is entitled to a breakup fee of $1 billion, or approximately $630 million, net of tax .Says will issue a press release to provide its 2017 financial guidance and provide an update on its strategic plan on Feb. 14, 2017.  Full Article

NxGen MDx announces national contract with Aetna
Thursday, 9 Feb 2017 12:32pm EST 

NxGen MDx :Genetic screening, non-invasive pre-natal testing to be available on in-network basis for Aetna health plans' 40+ million members beginning on Feb 15.  Full Article

Aetna sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share
Friday, 30 Sep 2016 02:02pm EDT 

Aetna Inc :Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.25/shr.  Full Article

Aetna, Piedmont Healthcare announce new contract
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 08:30am EDT 

Aetna Inc : Aetna and Piedmont Healthcare announce new contract .Agreement will give Aetna members continued in-network access to all piedmont facilities.  Full Article

Aetna says offering additional resources to members affected by recent floods in Louisiana
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016 11:35am EDT 

: Aetna inc says also is extending claim and appeal filing times .Aetna inc says offering additional resources to members who have been affected by recent floods in louisiana.  Full Article

Molina says Aetna or Humana may pay to co fee of $50 mln, if deal is terminated on or prior to Dec 31
Friday, 5 Aug 2016 05:33pm EDT 

Molina Healthcare : In case of termination of asset purchase deal on or prior to dec 31, , aetna,or humana to pay to co termination fee of $50 million .If deal is terminated on or after jan 1, 2017 but prior to july 1, 2017,aetna and or humana to pay to co termination fee of $100 million.  Full Article

Aetna expands Accountable Care collaboration with Duke Health and Wakemed Health & Hospitals
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016 11:15am EDT 

Aetna Inc: Aetna Inc says expanded accountable care collaboration with Duke Health and Wakemed Health & Hospitals .ACO will now be offered to self-funded employers.  Full Article

Humana qtrly GAAP earnings per share $2.06
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016 06:55am EDT 

Humana Inc : Humana reports second quarter 2016 financial results; reaffirms recent 2016 financial guidance increase . Consolidated revenues (including investment income) for 2q 2016 were $14.01 billion, an increase of 2 percent 2q 2015 . 2Q 2016 consolidated benefit ratio of 84.3 percent decreased by 90 basis points from 85.2 percent for 2q 2015 . Company has agreed with Aetna that its quarterly dividend will not exceed $0.29 per share prior to closing transaction . Qtrly adjusted earnings per share $2.30 . Expects 2017 geographic presence for individual commercial offerings to cover no more than 156 counties, down from 1,351 counties in 2016 . To maintain individual commercial on-exchange coverage options in markets where it expects to offer stable individual commercial health plan . Individual Medicare advantage membership was 2.8 million as of june 30, 2016, an increase of 4 percent, from june 30, 2015 . Individual medicare advantage membership was 2,816,500 as of june 30, 2016, an increase of 107,200, or 4 percent . Group medicare advantage membership was 351,700 as of June 30, 2016, a decrease of 121,400, or 26 percent . "challenges in our individual commercial business remain" . Ability and intent to continue its quarterly dividend policy is not impacted by pending transaction with Aetna . Together with Aetna, company intends to defend deal in response to lawsuit . Qtrly GAAP earnings per share $2.06.  Full Article

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