Aetna has enjoyed a long-term relationship with ARAG, and we appreciate their dedication to creating a custom solution to our members’ request for access to additional legal resources
DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) October 26, 2006
ARAG®, a leading legal services provider, announced today an enhanced business relationship that enables Aetna Group Life policyholders to simplify their lives with direct access to legal resources.
Through ARAG’s Legal ReferenceTM program, Aetna members can access numerous online legal documents. This online resource helps individuals secure their financial futures by creating key estate planning documents including simple wills, living wills, and health care and financial powers of attorney.
For Aetna members covered by supplemental life who are eligible for an accelerated death benefit payment due to terminal illness, ARAG also provides access to a network of attorneys for the most common estate, property and family legal needs an individual faces at such a critical time.
“Aetna has enjoyed a long-term relationship with ARAG, and we appreciate their dedication to creating a custom solution to our members’ request for access to additional legal resources,” said Dana Benbow, head of life products and services for Aetna. “ARAG is a key component of the Aetna Life EssentialsSM program in supplying access to value-added legal programs and support resources to our members in need.”
ARAG has been providing legal products and services for more than 30 years. According to the organization’s claims data, customers most often utilize resources for wills, estate planning and consumer protection issues.
“Aetna is a trusted organization and we are honored to provide legal resources to their policyholders,” said Robert Fishman, ARAG’s president and CEO. “Legal situations can have a dramatic impact on people’s lives, and our organization works to provide solutions that bring peace of mind to individuals and their families.”
About ARAG North America Inc.
ARAG (http://www.ARAGgroup.com) is the company that stands for legal protection. We’ve been implementing and servicing employer voluntary group legal plans for more than 30 years and help nearly one million members and their families protect their rights and assets. The A.M. Best Company assigned ARAG Insurance Company a Best’s Rating of A (Excellent).
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 29.9 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans and government-sponsored plans. http://www.aetna.com
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