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Why we’re different

Our goal is to improve the health care system by making patients' experiences easier and more affordable. We’re looking to do this by creating better patient outcomes, lowering costs and making care easier and more efficient. With a proven track record, we are uniquely positioned to make Banner|Aetna sustainable and affordable. 

The new BannerlAetna partnership will feature the Banner Health Network and HonorHealth network at its core, offering:

  • 1,650+ primary care physicians
  • 9,000+ specialists
  • 120+ urgent care facilities
  • 23 hospitals
  • 12 Banner Health Centers
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The vision of Banner and Aetna is to help light a path to high quality medical care and health management at an affordable price. We look forward to expanding this vision so that Arizonans statewide have access to care and coverage under this plan.

Chuck Lehn
President, Banner Health Network

Who We Help

If your company is looking to offer your employees a high quality, cost-efficient health plan, we’ve got you. Our unique business model is easier, proven and revolutionary.

Delivering better health care, together

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Why did Banner and Aetna create a partnership?

Banner and Aetna share a history of building successful, value-based care models. They’ve given members and employers higher-quality, lower-cost care. This has helped improve health outcomes. Aetna began offering the Aetna Whole Health – Banner Health Network in 2011. More than 48,000 members in Phoenix are now covered under these plans and this model of care.

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What does Aetna bring to the new company?

Aetna uses advanced health care analytics and reporting to find gaps in care. With robust technology and online tools, patients can easily find nearby treatments and doctors.

With a 160-year history, Aetna is one of the nation's leading health care companies and:

  • Serves about 46.5 million* people
  • Offers health care benefits to about 300,000* commercial members in the Phoenix area

 

*As of May 2016

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What does Banner bring to the new company?

Phoenix based Banner is one of the country's largest nonprofit health care systems. Part of Banner is Banner – University Medicine. This academic medicine division has three medical centers in Phoenix and Tucson.

Banner also offers services in 6 states and employs more than 48,000 people. It operates 26 hospitals, along with:

  • Banner Medical Group and Banner Health Network
  • Banner Health Centers and Clinics
  • Banner Urgent Care and Banner Home Care
  • Banner Hospice, long-term care centers, surgery centers and related health services

 

Transforming health care, together

Together, Banner Health and Aetna aim to offer more efficient and effective patient care at a more affordable cost through its joint venture, Banner|Aetna. We join the right medical professionals with the right technology, so patients benefit from quality, personalized health care designed to help them reach their health ambitions.

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Health benefits and health insurance plans are offered and/or underwritten by Banner Health and Aetna Health Plan Inc. and Banner Health and Aetna Health Insurance Company (Banner l Aetna). Banner l Aetna are affiliates of Banner Health and Aetna Life Insurance Company and its affiliates (Aetna). Aetna provides certain management services to Banner l Aetna. Banner l Aetna is the brand name used for products and services provided by Banner Health and Aetna Health Plan Inc. and Banner Health and Aetna Health Insurance Company.

This material is for information only and is not an offer or invitation to contract. Providers are independent contractors and are not agents of Banner l Aetna. Provider participation may change without notice. Health information programs provide general health information and are not a substitute for diagnosis or treatment by a physician or other health care professional. Information is believed to be accurate as of the production date; however, it is subject to change.

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