Aetna wary about exchange expansion as revenue climb The insurer.

Aetna wary about exchange expansion as revenue climb The insurer, which is participating in health insurance exchanges in 16 states and the District of Columbia, reported strong growth in the first quarter tied to its acquisition of Coventry Health Care Inc.’ The Wall Street Journal: Aetna Raises Outlook On Solid Quarterly Development Aetna, which is participating in the health-rules exchanges in 16 claims and the District of Columbia, . Said it acquired signed up approximately 230,000 paid associates through the end of the first quarter, and was projecting it could have around 450,000 by the close of the year after a surge by the end of the enrollment period.

To support these members, Atlantic ACO's coordinators will complement Aetna's care management programs in order to lower the number of days sufferers spend hospitalized and improve members' health outcomes. The careful tracking of quality metrics is a critical part of why accountable treatment organizations are effective at improving patient treatment and are fundamental to the incentive structure. This agreement includes a shared savings model that benefits Atlantic ACO doctors for meeting specific quality and efficiency steps such as for example: The %age of Aetna members who receive recommended preventive treatment and screenings; Better management of individuals with chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart failure; Reductions in avoidable medical center readmission rates; and Reductions in unnecessary emergency room visits..