Aetna To Host Investor Conference

HARTFORD, Conn., March 10, 2008 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that members of its senior management team will present at the company's institutional investor conference in New York City on March 14, 2008 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time and concluding at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to the presentations over the Internet and to access the presentation slides via Aetna's Investor Information link at To listen to the presentations live on the Internet, visit Aetna's web site prior to the presentations to download and install any necessary audio software. A webcast replay will be available via Aetna's Investor Information link at

Anyone listening to the presentations is encouraged to read Aetna's 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, for a discussion of Aetna's historical results of operations and financial condition. Information reconciling certain financial and other measures that may be disclosed in the presentation to relevant GAAP measures is available in the Aetna first quarter 2006 and fourth quarter 2007 Financial Supplements, and press release and Guidance Summary dated February 7, 2008, available via the Aetna Investor Information link.

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.7 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 and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates.

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