Aetna® was founded in 1850 and operated as a life insurer and liability insurance company for over a century. In 1996 Aetna sold its property and casualty business and merged with U.S. Healthcare to begin the transition to a health insurance company. By 2000 Aetna had sold its remaining non-health related businesses and became a company devoted exclusively to health insurance and associated services. In 2018, CVS acquired Aetna.
Aetna rehab insurance coverage is available to Californians through many of the available plans that are offered.
Some facts about Aetna:
- Offers health insurance in all 50 states.
- Is the third largest health insurer in the United States behind United Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross.
- In California, Aetna ranks sixth in number of members among health insurance companies.