Aetna Inc. is a managed health care company based in the United States of America and a member of Fortune 100. It was founded in the year 1853 by Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley. It specializes in the provision of a wide range consumer directed and traditional health care products and services such as medical services, pharmaceutical, dental services, long term care, group life, behavioural health medical management capabilities and disability plans. It is a public limited company with its shares being traded at the Ney York Stock Exchange. It has a total employee population of about 33,000 with its headquarters located at Hartford, Connecticut, in the USA.