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Good Samaritan Rejoins Aetna's Network in Los Angeles

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Good Samaritan Rejoins Aetna's Network in Los Angeles

12:21 EDT Wednesday, July 31, 2013

LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that it has signed a new agreement with Good Samaritan Hospital. Aetna members who receive care at Good Samaritan will be covered at the in-network level of benefits.

“We are pleased to welcome Good Samaritan Hospital back to our network in Southern California and provide our members with additional access to a high-quality health care facility and services at in-network benefit levels,” said Shawn Forrester, Aetna's network head for Southern California.

Aetna serves more than 1.1 million members in the greater Los Angeles and greater San Diego areas, providing them with access to a combined contracted network of 191 Southern California hospitals and 30,600 primary care doctors and physician specialists.

About Good Samaritan

First opened in 1885, Good Samaritan Hospital is a 408-bed tertiary care facility offering leading edge medical treatments in cardiology and cardiac surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, oncology, gastroenterology, hepaticobiliary surgery, transfusion-free surgery and women's services. For more information, visit

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 44 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, behavioral health, group life and disability 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, see

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Anjie Coplin, 214-200-8056

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