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Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Maine Awarded High-Quality Rating

November 12, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2018--Aetna’s (NYSE: AET ) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan serving the state of Maine has been awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by CMS for the 2019 Star Ratings.

CMS’ Medicare Star Ratings rank the performance and quality of Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plans to help beneficiaries and their families compare plans.

“Our strong Star Ratings demonstrate our commitment to providing quality care and value for Medicare beneficiaries across Maine,” said Mark Santos, market president of Aetna’s Maine business. “We are focused on taking the complexity out of health care by working closely with health care providers to enhance care coordination and patient satisfaction, and through the creation of simple, easy-to-use products and benefits.”

Medicare Advantage plans are rated on how well they perform in five different categories: staying healthy, managing chronic (long-term) conditions, member experience with the health plan, member complaints, and health plan customer service. Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plans are also rated on how well they perform in four additional categories: drug plan customer service, member complaints, member experience with drug plan and drug safety.

Aetna Medicare offers this highly rated HMO plan in the following counties of Maine: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo and York.

The star ratings are posted at www.medicare.gov. For more information about Aetna’s 2019 Medicare offerings, visit aetnamedicare.com. Or call us at 1-855-335-1407   (TTY: 711), 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs from October 15 through December 7, 2018.

NOTE: Information in this release is based on 2019 star ratings data published by CMS on October 10, 2018.

About Aetna Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 38.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see  www.aetna.com  and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

Aetna Medicare is a PDP, HMO, PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Our SNPs also have contracts with State Medicaid programs. Enrollment in our plans depends on contract renewal. Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. See Evidence of Coverage for a complete description of plan benefits, exclusions, limitations and conditions of coverage. Plan features and availability may vary by service area.

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