Aetna will be one of three health plans providing Medicare Benefit HMO plans.

Aetna selected as sole provider of Medicare Advantage PPO programs to retired state employees Aetna announced today that it’s been selected by the Pennsylvania Workers Advantage Trust Fund while the sole provider of Medicare Benefit PPO programs to retired state workers. Aetna will be one of three health plans providing Medicare Benefit HMO plans. The contract takes impact Jan. 1, 2010. We appreciate the chance to do that for our new Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund customers.1 million members in Pennsylvania.We anticipate working with Agilent to provide high-quality sample preparation to SureSelect customers on a global basis. The Agilent program is based on an in-solution style, making it automation-friendly and easily scalable from 10 reactions through thousands, unlike other available items because of this application commercially. The capture probes are 120 foundation pairs long, the longest out there for this application currently. This makes the probes extremely effective at capturing DNA-containing unfamiliar mutations, such as single nucleotide polymorphisms, deletions or insertions. Related StoriesDNA screening for Down's syndrome may potentially conserve lives of unborn babiesNuclear membrane fixes potentially fatal breaks in DNA strandsCologuard stool DNA check: An accurate screening choice for Alaska Native people who have colorectal cancerUsers can style their own custom SureSelect mixtures using the Agilent eArray online design tool, which contains many key genomes and lets users upload their own sequences also.