Articles From: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Aetna Inc. and Most of Its Subsidiaries to Amazon slips, BlackBerry surges among tech stocks


A.M. Best has affirmed the various financial strength ratings (FSR) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) for most of the insurance and health maintenance organization (HMO) subsidiaries of Aetna Inc. (Aetna) (Hartford, CT) [NYSE:AET]. In addition, A.M. Best has upgraded the ICR to “a+” from “a” and affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) of Aetna Health and Life Insurance Company (AHLIC) (Hartford, CT). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of “bbb+” and debt ratings of Aetna as well as the $250 million 6.125% senior unsecured notes due January 2015 of Coventry Health Care Inc. (currently known as Aetna Health Holdings, LLC ). Additionally, A.M. Best has upgraded the FSR to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the ICRs to “a” from “a-” for the following former Coventry entities, which were acquired by Aetna in 2013: Altius Health Plans, Inc. (South
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