DENVER – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today introduced a new suite of plans that give small employers with up to 100 employees additional, affordable health care options beginning January 1, 2016.
The 16 different plan designs include indemnity, point-of-service and PPO options. All medical plans also include pediatric dental and vision benefits.
"We are proud to provide new health care options to small employers in Colorado," said Marc Neely, who leads Aetna's operations in Colorado. "Today's health care environment demands solutions that are tailored to the needs and capabilities of employees, businesses and health care providers. We believe we have designed plans that are personalized, effective and affordable for Coloradoans."
In addition to Aetna's broad network of providers and facilities, the majority of plans include the Aetna Whole Health – Colorado Front Range network, a specially selected network of high-performing, high-quality local health care providers designed to deliver a coordinated patient experience while reducing costs.
The plans will be marketed and sold through agents and brokers across the state.
Aetna provides health benefits to more than 217,000 members in Colorado. Those members have access to contracted networks that include 57 acute-care hospitals, and more than 18,000 physicians.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 46.7 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, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s 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.
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