Aetna Forcing 600,000-Plus To Lose Coverage In Effort To Raise Profits

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    But this will be good for the economy won't it?
     
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    Translation" They are raising their prices..




    dishonest fuckery again!
     
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    Is it? Or are they getting rid of liabilities?
     
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    "The pricing we put in place for 2009 turned out to not really be what we needed to achieve the results and margins that we had historically been delivering," said chairman and CEO Ron Williams. "We view 2010 as a repositioning year, a year that does not fully reflect the earnings potential of our business. Our pricing actions should have a noticeable effect beginning in the first quarter of 2010, with additional financial impact realized during the remaining three quarters of the year."

    Translation:

    We didn't charge our customers enough. Next year we're wearing the effect of that piss-poor decision so we're going to bang up our prices to make more money.
     
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    I used to live in Sicily and the first time I went hiking on mount Etna a voice in my head said "Etna I am glad I met ya."

    Now that, is an effective Ad slogan!
     
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    well, if they were charging enough they were in danger of going in the hole and sinking the whole ship which is what the obamalama is hell bent on doing, sinking the whole ship
     
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    Aetna is one of the worst Ins.Companies out there.....i have never ever heard a good story about them,why anyone would go with them is beyond me....in my office alone we have around 25 employees....this year 6 of them who had Aetna dropped them because they did not want to cover anything,according to these people,and just basically sucked....now i think my office is Aetna free.......
     
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    Amazing isn't it that your office managed to find a way to fix Aetna's poor service WITHOUT government mandate. Who'd of thunk it.
     
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