Aetna to Pay $935K in HIV-Related Privacy Breach in California

Article 0 Comments Aetna will pay $935,000 after one of its vendors sent letters to California patients that revealed via a window on the envelopes that the recipients were taking HIV-related medications. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that the settlement resolves allegations that Aetna violated state health privacy laws. […]

Heath Insurer Aetna Faces $25.5M Verdict in Oklahoma Coverage Case

Article 0 Comments A jury has instructed health insurer Aetna to pay an Oklahoma City family $25.5 million for denying a cancer patient’s claim for coverage for proton beam therapy. The Oklahoman reports that the jury on Nov. 5 found that Aetna doctors didn’t spend enough time reviewing Orrana Cunningham’s […]

New York Is Considering Blocking Parts of $68B CVS, Aetna Merger

Article 0 Comments New York state officials are considering blocking parts of the $68 billion merger of drugstore store chain CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc., jeopardizing billions of dollars in insurance premiums for Aetna. CVS and Aetna won approval from the U.S. Justice Department on Oct. 10, contingent on […]