Pennsylvania has awarded a Medicaid managed care contract for a 5-county region to a unit of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)
The Aetna Better Health unit at Aetna, Hartford, will provide Medicaid medical assistance to residents of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery and Bucks counties.
Aetna also will provide Medicaid managed care coverage in a 10-county region around Lehigh County.
In other health insurance news:
- HumanaOne, the individual health division of Humana Inc., Louisville, Ky., (NYSE:HUM) has introduced a new individual vision insurance plan in states where it has not previously sold individual vision plans.
The new HumanaOne Vision Focus Plan will cover annual eye exams and lenses for a co-payment. The plan also provides a retail frame allowance and discounts on Lasik procedures. The plan, offered through Humana Insurance Company, is available through the Web in 19 states.
Another vision plan product, the HumanaOne Vision Care Plan, is available in another 18 states, Humana says.
Rates start at about $14 per person per month.
Humana is not taking health condition or medical plan into account when evaluating applicants, the company says.