Aetna Shareholder Meeting To Be Webcast

HARTFORD, Conn., May 01, 2008 — Aetna’s (NYSE: AET) Annual Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on Friday, May 30, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. Central time, will be available through a live audio webcast that can be accessed through the Internet on the Investor Information link at

At the meeting, Aetna shareholders as of the close of business on March 28, 2008, will consider and act on the election of directors, approval of the appointment of Aetna’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2008 and, if properly presented, two shareholder proposals.

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 37.3 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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