Aetna Tweaks Web Site For Employee Self Service

August 19, 2003 ( - Aetna has uncorked new Web site enhancements designed to simplify employee enrollment and amendments in their health and employee benefits.

Aetna Employee Self Service is the new personalized and secure Web site being offered for free to Aetna customers with 51 to 3,000 employees, according to a news release.   With the new site, employees can enroll online for all their Aetna benefits including:

  • medical
  • dental
  • pharmacy
  • life
  • supplemental life
  • short- and long-term disability
  • flexible spending accounts.

Further, employees are allowed to:

  • view their personalized home page
  • review benefits online
  • run “what if” scenarios to view the impact of benefit and coverage changes to their paycheck
  • make all coverage elections during open enrollment online
  • access personal, job, dependent, and beneficiary information
  • view their employee benefits summary, including benefits elections, coverage and deductions per pay period for selected coverages
  • modify personal information and benefits elections as a result of a life event, including marriage, divorce, birth or the adoption of a child
  • select or change primary care providers.

Additionally, the site can help customers manage benefits administration for non-Aetna plans. For more information, visit the employer section of the Aetna Web site at .