Aetna to Announce First-Quarter 2010 Results

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that its first-quarter 2010 results will be made public on Thursday, April 29, at 6 a.m. ET. Aetna also will host a conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. on that day.

The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available on Aetna’s Investor Information link on the Internet at www.aetna.com. Financial, statistical and other information, including GAAP reconciliations, related to the conference call also will be available on Aetna’s Investor Information web site.

The conference call also can be accessed by dialing 877-795-3610 or 719-325-4871 for international callers. The company suggests participants dial in approximately 10 minutes before the call. The access code is 5410384. Individuals who dial in will be asked to identify themselves and their affiliations.

A replay of the call may be accessed through Aetna’s Investor Information link on the Internet at www.aetna.com or by dialing 888-203-1112, or 719-457-0820 for international callers. The replay access code is 5410384. Telephone replays will be available from 11:00 a.m. ET on April 29, 2010 until midnight ET on May 13, 2010.

Anyone listening to the Aetna Inc. call and/or webcast is encouraged to read Aetna’s 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion of risk factors and Aetna’s historical results of operations and financial condition.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.1 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.

Aetna Media Contact:

David W. Carter
860-273-3658
carterdw@aetna.com

Investor Contact:

Kim A. Keck
860-273-1327
keckka@aetna.com