Aetna is one of the most well-known health insurance companies in the United States. They specialize in providing coverage for millions of Americans through all stages of life, including Medicare supplement policies and other major life transitions. The company holds a personal commitment to helping individuals, health care professionals, and employers with the products and services they need to get the highest quality of health care possible.

Affiliated Brand Names

  • Aetna Life Insurance Company
  • Aetna Inc.
  • Aetna Health & Life Insurance Company

Company Highlights

  • Founded back in 1853 in Hartford, CT
  • ClearMark award winner four years in a row
  • The Aetna Foundation provides more than $450 million for low-income communities
  • Named “Best International Private Health Insurance Provider” by Professional Adviser in 2013

Medicare Plans Offered

Some health insurance companies offer you more Medicare supplement options than others. Below is a list of all the different types of coverage Aetna can provide:

Medicare Supplement Plans YES
Medicare Advantage Plans YES
Medicare Part D Drug Plans YES

Aetna Premium Comparison

Below, you can find a series of bar graphs illustrating average annual rates for certain key demographics. Feel free to compare the numbers to what you are paying now in order to see if a more affordable policy is waiting for you:
This Table Represents National Average Costs of Medicare Supplement Plans

Plan Type Starting From Part A Deductible Part B Deductible Excess Nursing Travel
Plan C $118* $0 $0 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan F
Most popular
$116* $0 $0 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan G $105* $0 $233 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan B $104* $0 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan N $70* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan D $97* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan A $69* $1,556 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan L $76* $389 $233 Not Covered 75% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan K $45* $778 $233 Not Covered 50% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan M $97* $778 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info

Financial Strength Ratings

The financial strength of any health insurance company is a good indicator of whether or not you can expect them to pay out on a claim. The lower the rating, the harder you may have to fight for your medical benefits. A.M. Best, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s are the most reliable financial strength rating agencies in the country. Take a look at how they have evaluated the financial strength of Aetna:

A.M. Best Rating A
Standard & Poor’s Rating AA-
Moody’s Rating A2

*Ratings as of 2/17/15

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The Aetna network currently provides for more than 46 million individuals, families, and businesses. The company is strongly oriented towards reforming the current system to make healthcare more accessible for everyone, especially the elderly and the chronically ill. They work with more than 23.5 million medical members, including 5,577 hospitals across the country. The Aetna foundation gives back to the local communities to provide health care for low-income households and minorities.

  • Strong National Presence
  • Solid Financial Standing
  • Provides a variety of products and services
  • Exemplary customer satisfaction
  • Community-oriented

How To File A Claim With Aetna

Telephone Number: 1-888-247-1028 (operating hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m., local time, Monday-Friday; 7 days/week between the months of October-February)

To speak with a person: stay on the line and listen to a brief pre-recorded message. The message will ask you to enter your zip code; however, this is completely optional. You will be connected to a live operator once the message has played whether you enter your zip code or not.

For the purpose of filing claims, Aetna also gives its members the option to log into their personal account via the Aetna website. From there, you can review your secure medical records, print important forms, manage your claims, and more.

Company Contact Information

Customer Service:

(888) 247-1028 8 AM – 8 PM Monday-Friday

Mailing Address:

Aetna Inc.

151 Farmington Avenue

Hartford, CT 06156

How To Get A Rate Quote

Customers looking to get a rate quote, or learn more about plans have 2 options:

by Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for She's been contributing to many well-known publications as an industry expert since 2017. Her passion is educating Medicare beneficiaries on all their supplemental Medicare options so they can make an informed decision on their healthcare coverage.