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Aetna Corporate Profile

Providing insurance for 160 years and counting

Founded in 1853 in Hartford, CT, Aetna is one of the world's largest providers of health care, dental, pharmacy, group life and disability insurance, and employee benefits.

Read facts about Aetna

The Aetna story: Building a healthier world

Our health care system is changing, and Aetna is playing a key role in helping to build a simpler, more integrated system. 

We're transforming health care in our lives, communities, nation and world. Our video, The Aetna Story, shows you how. 

Watch the video

Our work and activities

We serve employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labour groups and expatriates. We are dedicated to helping people achieve health and financial security.

We put information and helpful resources to work for our members to help them make better-informed decisions about their health care.

We also work hard to improve health care in America. We want to make sure everyone has access to affordable, quality health care.

Innovative products and services

Aetna continually develops new products and services that will have a positive impact. We:

  • Offer a broad range of insurance and employee benefits products.
  • Were the first national, full-service health insurer to offer a consumer-directed health plan.
  • Continue to lead the way with our full line of consumer-directed health care products.
  • Offer a wide array of programmes and services that help control rising employee benefits costs while striving to improve the quality of health care. These include case management; disease management and patient safety programmes; and integrated medical, dental, pharmaceutical, behavioural health and disability information.
  • Provide members with convenient tools and clear information that can help them make better-informed decisions about their health and protect their finances against health-related risks.

Aetna company names

Aetna is the brand name for our products and services. Across the world, our products and services are provided by one or more of our subsidiary companies. Our subsidiary companies go by many different names.

Contact us

Phone: 1-860-273-0123

Aetna Inc.
151 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06156

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