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Second Quarter 2007

Transparency markets expand

Aetna has been an industry leader in helping members make informed health care decisions by providing online access to price and quality information for participating doctors in select markets.

Last year we expanded our health care transparency initiatives to new markets and integrated both cost and clinical quality information, making it possible for consumers to make more informed health care decisions based on overall value.

Transparency expansion efforts
In the beginning of April 2007 we expanded our price transparency and clinical quality/efficiency transparency to the following six markets:

In addition, price transparency only expanded to Utah in the beginning of April 2007.

We expect to introduce price transparency and clinical quality/efficiency transparency to existing Aexcel® markets by the end of 2007.

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