Aetna Signs Agreement with Finger Lakes Health

Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Finger Lakes Health which includes Geneva General Hospital in Geneva and Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan announced today that they have reached agreement on a new multi-year contract that will allow Aetna members to receive in-network medical care at both facilities and from its affiliated physicians. Aetna members who seek care from hospitals and doctors participating in Aetna’s network can save money on out-of-pocket co-payments and deductibles and thereby maximize their health-care dollars.“The Finger Lakes facilities are an important addition to our Central and Upstate New York network and provide additional access for our customers and families in the Geneva and Penn Yan communities,” explained Dan DeLucia, Aetna’s Sr. Network Manager in Upstate New York. “Aetna strives to offer members access to a broad network of high-quality hospitals and physicians, and this agreement with Finger Lakes Health is consistent with that objective.”“We are pleased to meet the needs of a growing number of patients in our service area who are covered by Aetna,” added Lara Turbide, Vice President of Community services at Finger Lakes Health. “We welcome being part of the Aetna network of providers.”Finger Lakes Health is the largest provider of hospital services in the Central Finger Lakes, serving patients in Ontario, Seneca, Yates and Wayne Counties. Aetna provides health benefits to approximately 167,000 members in Upstate New York from Albany to Buffalo, including the Southern Tier and North Country.Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 34.9 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life, long-term care and disability plans, and medical management capabilities. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans and government-sponsored plans. www.aetna.com

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