Aetna Announces Appearance At Credit Suisse Annual Global Healthcare Conference

HARTFORD, Conn., November 10, 2008 — Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that Joseph M. Zubretsky, executive vice president and CFO, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Credit Suisse Annual Global Healthcare Conference on November 13, 2008, in Phoenix, AZ.
Aetna's presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. MST).  Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to this presentation over the Internet via Aetna's Investor Information link at  To listen to this presentation live on the Internet, visit Aetna's web site prior to the presentation to download and install any necessary audio software.  A webcast replay will be available via Aetna's Investor Information link at, beginning approximately two hours after the event, for 14 days.

Anyone listening to the presentation is encouraged to read Aetna's annual and quarterly reports 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 Aetna's first quarter 2006 Financial Supplement, fourth quarter 2007 Financial Supplement and third quarter 2008 Financial Supplement, as well as Aetna's Guidance Summary dated October 29, 2008, all of which are available via the Aetna Investor Information link.

About Aetna
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.

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