Hackensack Meridian Health and Aetna® Reach Multi-Year Agreement, Ensuring Continued In-Network Coverage for Patients

Hackensack Meridian Health and Aetna® Reach Multi-Year Agreement, Ensuring Continued In-Network Coverage for Patients

Patients with Aetna health plans will continue to have seamless access to services at Hackensack Meridian Health facilities

 

June 18, 2024 – Edison, NJ Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, has reached a multi-year agreement with Aetna, a CVS Health business.  The agreement enables Aetna members to continue to receive in-network coverage for Hackensack Meridian Health’s high-quality services and providers at all locations.

 

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Aetna to continue providing our patients with the high-quality, innovative care they rely on,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health. “We know how important it is for the patients and families who depend on us to have access to in-network care, and we appreciate Aetna’s partnership and shared commitment to do what is in the best interest of the communities we serve.”

 

“Hackensack Meridian Health is a valued partner in our efforts to serve Aetna members with access to quality, convenient, affordable care,” said Andrew Richard, Aetna Vice President of Network, Northeast Region. “We are pleased to reach an agreement with Hackensack Meridian Health that enables us to continue working together to meet the health care needs of our members.”

 

This agreement was reached before the July 1 deadline, meaning patients with Aetna health plans will continue to have seamless access to care at Hackensack Meridian Health facilities.

 

For questions about your individual plan benefits, please call Aetna using the phone number on the back of your membership card.

 

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ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. The network has 18 hospitals and more than 500 patient care locations, which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers, physician practice locations, and a fitness and wellness center. With more than 35,000 team members and 7,000 physicians, Hackensack Meridian Health is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy and committed to the health and well-being of communities throughout New Jersey.

 

The network’s notable distinctions include having the only #1 ranked adult and children’s hospitals in New Jersey, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2023-24. Hackensack University Medical Center is nationally-ranked by U.S. News & World Report in six specialties. To learn more, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org.

 

ABOUT AETNA

Aetna®, a CVS Health business, serves an estimated 34 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 and behavioral health 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, visit www.aetna.com and explore how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world.

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