In a release on
"Our Accountable Care Solutions business is making great progress on our strategy to transform the health care system, with five new accountable care agreements in the fourth quarter alone. Our relationships with leading health care providers now share a common set of goals -- to improve both the quality of care and patient experience, and to reduce costs. This new health care model drives additional membership growth, and will help to improve the quality and affordability of health care as we insure more Americans," said Bertolini.
"We believe our core business, supplemented by emerging businesses growth and effective capital deployment, will enable us to generate low double-digit operating earnings per share growth on average over time. Our expected completion of the
Total company results
-Revenues (2) for the fourth quarter of 2012 were
-Operating Expenses (1) were
-Pre-tax Operating Margin (5) was 6.5 percent for the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with 7.9 percent for the fourth quarter of 2011. For full-year 2012, the pre-tax operating margin (5) was 8.7 percent compared to 10.2 percent for 2011. For the fourth quarter of 2012, the after-tax net income margin was 1.9 percent compared to 4.3 percent for 2011. The after-tax net income margin for full-year 2012 was 4.5 percent compared to 5.9 percent for 2011.