Aetna is a healthcare company that offers insurance plans and related services.
In 1953 Aetna Life Insurance was founded in Connecticut.
In 1891 the company diversified into accident insurance and in 1899 to health insurance.
In 1960 Aetna expanded internationally when it opened an office in Toronto, Canada.
In 1968 the company went public, trading publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AET.
Today Aetna, Inc. operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions.
The company’s customers include employer groups, individuals, part and full-time workers, health care providers, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, governmental units, and expatriates.
Aetna is a member of the S&P 500, is #84 on the Fortune 500, has almost 50,000 employees, and had $60.6 billion in revenue in 2020.
Aetna maintains a corporate office in Harford, Connecticut.