Hackensack Meridian Health, Aetna reach multiyear agreement; ensures continued in-network coverage for patients

Hackensack Meridian Health has reached a multiyear agreement with health insurance network Aetna. The agreement enables Aetna members to continue to receive in-network coverage for Hackensack Meridian Health’s high-quality services and providers at all locations.

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Aetna to continue providing our patients with the high-quality, innovative care they rely on,” Robert Garrett, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health, said. “We know how important it is for the patients and families who depend on us to have access to in-network care, and we appreciate Aetna’s partnership and shared commitment to do what is in the best interest of the communities we serve.”

“Hackensack Meridian Health is a valued partner in our efforts to serve Aetna members with access to quality, convenient, affordable care,” Andrew Richard, Aetna vice president of network, Northeast Region, said. “We are pleased to reach an agreement with Hackensack Meridian Health that enables us to continue working together to meet the health care needs of our members.”

This agreement was reached before the July 1 deadline, meaning patients with Aetna health plans will continue to have seamless access to care at Hackensack Meridian Health facilities.