New York Metro Updates

AETNA is in ongoing negotiations with Stonybrook, and the three Eastern Long Island Hospitals.  As of now the hard stop date for paying for services at those facilities is June 15, unless your company is self-insured – then its April 15.  Aetna has sent letters to the employees and individuals affected, but they do not send those letters to employers.

UNITED Healthcare continues its negotiations with Hartford Hospital, and Hospital of Central Connecticut.  They will be considered out of network for Commercial and Medicare Advantage networks as of 4/15.  Mid-State Medical Center, Windham Hospital and Backus Hospital will remain in network through May 24, 2015.