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Federal Regulators Prohibit Aetna from Marketing

Statement from federal regulators came on Friday, ordering Aetna to discontinue its marketing procedures and also to end enrolling new Medicare receivers until the health insurer is able to fix problems that have made it worrying for senior citizens to get their prescriptions filled.

The enforcement action by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is set to start on April and will stay in its position until Aetna shows that it has correct the problems and established that they are not going to happen again.

Medicare issued the permissions because troubles had not been corrected after centralized supervisory bodies first warned Aetna of complaints from associates and their doctors about the companyâ??s prescription treatment assistance.

The enforcement action doesnâ??t influence Aetnaâ??s approximately 1 million Medicare recipients nationally, comprising 321 in the Sacramento region.
Aetna is improved known in the area for its private-sector health strategies, which include no less than 45,000 neighboring dwellers.

Jonathan Blum, Acting Director of Center for Drug and Health Plan Choices, said that presently, members of Aetna health insurance , who are having trouble getting prescriptions filled, must contact them or their neighboring state health insurance aid program.

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