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Initiatives & studies

Aetna has collected race and ethnicity information from nearly six million Aetna members who have voluntarily provided information to us. By using this information, we are able to understand where the best opportunities are in our membership to create specific, culturally appropriate programs.

The following initiatives are an example of how Aetna remains committed to reducing racial and ethnic disparities within the health care space.

Aetna's Provider-Focused Diabetes Pilot

Beginning Right® Maternity Program

Breast Health Ethnic Disparity Initiative (BHEDI)

Care Considerations

Emergency Room (ER) Utilization in Minority Asthmatic Populations

Hypertension in African Americans Study

Learn how the Aetna Foundation is working to promote racial and ethnic equity in health and health care.

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