NU Online News Service, Feb. 3, 2005, 4:28 p.m. EST

A Hartford managed care company has beefed up its product menu in the Lone Star State and the Nutmeg State.[@@]

The company, Aetna Inc., has started selling 2 new high-deductible preferred provider organization plans and 4 new low-deductible Aetna Advantage PPO plans for individuals and families in Texas and Connecticut.

The high-deductible plans are compatible with the health savings account program.

The low-deductible plans offer no-deductible coverage for in-network doctor visits. They also include prescription drug coverage.