Aetna, HSN and American Grandparents Association Explain Medicare Options for Caregivers and Beneficiaries

Nov 03, 2015, 20:22 ET from American Grandparents Association

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and HSN, Inc.,(Nasdaq: HSNI) in affiliation with the American Grandparents Association (AGA) (OTCQB: GPCM), have developed programming to inform consumers about Aetna Medicare options available during the Medicare Annual Enrollment period, which runs through December 7, 2015.

According to Nancy Cocozza, president of Aetna Medicare, "As part of Aetna's mission to build a healthier world, we are committed to helping consumers make smart health care choices. This means simplifying consumers' insurance-buying experience so they can focus on achieving their best health. Aetna's collaboration with AGA and HSN is a new way for consumers to learn about Medicare options with Aetna and have their questions answered directly by Aetna's representatives."

"We are proud of the ongoing relationship we have established with Aetna and AGA to better inform those who are considering their health care options – one of the most important decisions they make each year," said Bill Brand, President of HSN.  "Through informational content and engaging experiences we can demystify the process and provide a unique service to our customers."

On Saturday, November 7, knowledgeable representatives from Aetna will appear live across all of HSN's platforms – TV, online and via mobile – to discuss various Aetna Medicare options. For the first time, HSN customers will be able to call and directly connect with an Aetna licensed agent to discuss their Medicare needs and options.

Aetna representatives will appear on HSN to discuss:

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug options for 2016
  • Making sense of different Aetna Medicare choices
  • Plain and simple solutions for various needs
  • Tips on getting the most out of the Medicare annual enrollment

Steve Leber, chairman and CEO of AGA said, "We are thrilled to be partnering with Aetna and HSN to discuss Medicare options and empower our members on November 7 to pick up their phones and get help understanding their health insurance options. Our members want to enjoy life and feeling good about their insurance plan can provide peace of mind."

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About Aetna 
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 46.5 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna's customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

About, Inc., Inc. (OTCQB: GPCM) is a digital media company that focuses on services for America's 72 million grandparents and their families, by providing information on topics that matter most to this demographic – health & wellness, money, family, travel and more. Through its membership association, The American Grandparents Association, offers members access to special benefits including discounts and rebates on products, services, and certain insurance products. With approximately 2 million registered users, the American Grandparents Association and its content site,, is a leading resource for people 50+. Visit or

About HSN 
HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI) is a $4 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores. HSN, a leading interactive multichannel retailer which offers a curated assortment of exclusive products combined with top brand names, now reaches 95 million homes (24 hours a day, seven days a week, live 364 days a year). offers a differentiated digital experience by leveraging content, community and commerce. In addition to its existing media platforms, HSN is the industry leader in transactional innovation, including services such as HSN Shop by Remote®, the only service of its kind in the U.S., the HSN Shopping App for mobile handheld devices and HSN on Demand®. Cornerstone comprises leading home and apparel lifestyle brands including Ballard Designs®, Chasing Fireflies®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill®, Grandin Road®, Improvements® and TravelSmith®. Cornerstone operates separate e-commerce sites for all the brands, distributes more than 325 million catalogs annually and has 11 retail and outlet stores.



SOURCE American Grandparents Association