Aetna Inc (AET.N)
21 Jun 2018
Fri, May 25 2018
Aetna has intensified its search for someone else to blame for a settlement notification fiasco that has so far put the company on the hook for nearly $20 million.
NEW YORK Prominent hedge fund managers appear to have wagered on U.S. health insurers whose shares tumbled after Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon unveiled plans in January for a joint venture aimed at slashing healthcare costs.
NEW YORK, May 15 Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big first-quarter bets in UnitedHealth Group Inc, Anthem Inc and other health insurers whose shares tumbled in January after Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon in January announced a joint venture to slash U.S. healthcare costs.
May 1 U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc, which has agreed to be bought by CVS Health Inc, reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday as an adjustment for low healthcare spending late last year offset a rise in flu-related costs.
* AETNA INC SAYS RECORDED OPERATING EXPENSE OF $233 MILLION FOR MARCH QUARTER, RELATED TO ESTIMATED SHARE OF 2018 HEALTH INSURER FEE - SEC FILING Source text - https://bit.ly/2w3V5rf Further company coverage:
Health insurer Aetna Inc, which has agreed to be bought by CVS Health Inc, reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday, largely due to lower medical costs.
May 1 Health insurer Aetna Inc, which has agreed to be bought by CVS Health Inc, reported a first-quarter profit on Tuesday, primarily due to costs in the year-ago quarter related to termination of the Humana Inc deal.
* Q1 REVENUE $15.3 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $15.29 BILLION
* AETNA TO RELEASE FIRST-QUARTER 2018 RESULTS; ANNOUNCES BUSINESS SEGMENT REALIGNMENT
Drugstore chain CVS Health Corp on Wednesday launched a new tool that will allow pharmacies help customers tackle the soaring cost of drugs by comparing prices of medicines.