Aetna To Announce Third-Quarter 2008 Results

HARTFORD, Conn., September 29, 2008 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) confirmed today that its third-quarter 2008 results will be made public on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6 a.m. ET.  Following the earnings release, Aetna will host a live teleconference, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on that day. 

The public may access the conference call through a live audio webcast available on Aetna's Investor Information link on the Internet at www.aetna.com.  Financial, statistical and other information, including GAAP reconciliations, related to the conference call also will be available on Aetna's Investor Information website.

The conference call also can be accessed by dialing 877-397-0297 or 719-325-4860 for international callers.  The company suggests participants dial in approximately 10 minutes before the call.  The access code is 9786614. Individuals who dial in will be asked to identify themselves and their affiliations. 

A replay of the call may be accessed through Aetna's Investor Information link on the Internet at www.aetna.com or by dialing 888-203-1112, or 719-457-0820 for international callers.  The replay access code is 9786614. Telephone replays will be available from 11:30 a.m. ET on Oct. 29 until midnight ET on Nov. 12, 2008.

Anyone listening to the Aetna Inc. call and/or webcast is encouraged to read Aetna's 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the second-quarter 2008 earnings report on Form 10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion of risk factors and Aetna's historical results of operations and financial condition. 

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 37.2 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. www.aetna.com




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