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Aetna loses membership in Q1 but builds revenue
Modern Healthcare

Aetna’s total medical membership fell by almost a half million people since the start of the year, but the Hartford, Conn.-based health insurer was still able to build revenue.Aetna recorded a net loss of 498,000 members in the past three months. Approximately 647,000 people from self-insured and fully insured employers dropped Aetna coverage. Instead, as has been the case for the past several quarters, Aetna fortified its government-sponsored business by increasing enrollment in Medicare Advantage and Medicaid.Medicare and Medicaid generate much higher revenue.

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