Aetna Selects HealthEdge Technology to Help Enable the Next Generation of Consumer Offerings

The HealthRules administrative platform transforms the relationship between consumers, providers and health insurers

Burlington, Mass., January 20, 2015 —HealthEdge®, provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for payors, today announced that the HealthRules® product suite was selected by leading diversified healthcare benefits company Aetna (NYSE: AET) to change the way that healthcare is evaluated, purchased and delivered as part of Aetna’s effort to transform the healthcare system.   

“From the beginning, we designed HealthRules with a 21st century vision of healthcare in mind,” said Rob Gillette, CEO of HealthEdge. “We believe that Aetna’s and HealthEdge’s alignment around this shared vision creates a unique opportunity to transform healthcare in America.”

HealthEdge’s HealthRules® product suite, which combines health management and healthcare technologies, was selected for its ability to provide flexible product and benefit designs, network configurations and real-time claims processing.

“The HealthEdge technology connects consumers, providers and payors through its administrative platform,” said Aetna Vice President of Customer Service Operations, Teresa Wankum. “We are excited about the possibilities HealthEdge provides Aetna to support new marketplace opportunities like private exchanges and automate manual business processes as we work to deliver solutions to consumers that are affordable, convenient and enabled by technology.”

HealthEdge provides an integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for healthcare payors. The HealthRules® product suite is powered by the HealthRules Language™, a patented, English-like healthcare-specific grammar.

About HealthEdge
HealthEdge® provides modern, disruptive technology that delivers for the first time, a suite of products that enables healthcare payors to leverage new business models, improve outcomes, drastically reduce administrative costs and connect everyone in the healthcare delivery cycle. Our next-generation enterprise product suite, HealthRules®, is built on modern, patented technology and is delivered to customers via the HealthEdge Cloud or on-site deployment. An award-winning company, HealthEdge empowers payors to capitalize on the innovations, challenges and opportunities that await in the new healthcare economy. For more information, visit http://www.healthedge.com.

About Aetna
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 46 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @aetna