Aetna Announces New $1.5 Billion Credit Facility

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

HARTFORD, Conn. – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has entered into a new $1.5 billion five-year revolving credit agreement with 20 domestic and foreign financial institutions. The new credit facility replaces Aetna’s existing $1.5 billion five-year revolving credit agreement, and provides the company with continued financial flexibility aligned with Aetna’s long-term capital strategy.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.4 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, medical management capabilities, health care management services for Medicaid plans and health information exchange technology services. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.

Aetna Media Contact:

Cynthia Michener
860-273-8553
michenerc@aetna.com

Investor Contact:

Tom Cowhey
860-273-2402
cowheyt@aetna.com