They also purchased the largest insurer in the UK earlier this year...and made news recently with the agreement with the medical facility as USC...BD
Aetna Inc. (AET) posted a strong third-quarter profit Thursday and increased its enrollment and earnings forecasts for the year, signaling that the managed- care company continues to gain market share.
The Hartford, Conn., health insurer, which kept its medical costs relative to premium revenue lower than some analysts had estimated, also expects enrollment growth to accelerate in 2008. Aetna is winning market share from multiple competitors, Williams said. The company is growing in every region where it operates, and doing very well in its middle market, student health and individual health-plan businesses, he said.