Apple May Bring Apple Watch To Aetna's 23 Million Customers

Apple Aetna Considering Bringing Apple Watch to 23 Million Aetna Customers

According to a CNBC report, the health insurer has been in talks with Apple to provide free or discounted Apple Watches to its 23 million customers as a member perk. If the plan pushes through, Aetna may start offering the Apple Watch subsidies to its members starting as early as next year. As part of the 2016 deal, Aetna offers the Apple Watch to its 50,000 employees under its corporate wellness program. Those in attendance included executives from Aetna and Apple, as well as hospital chief medical information officers across the country. Citing people with knowledge of the development, CNBC said that the companies met last week, and senior officials from both Apple and Aetna were present.

Apparently, Apple is looking to add wireless connectivity to its next set of smartwatches, allowing the gadgets to connect to the Internet without a nearby iPhone. EN Gadget reports that the health insurance company is banking on the hope the popularity of Apple's watches.

About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. Kuo also says the new Apple Watch will ship in its usual two sizes - 38mm and 42mm.

While the smartwatch market has certainly slowed down over the previous year, that isn't deterring Apple from continuing to invest in it. KGI Securities has a pretty decent track records when it comes to Apple products and Ming-Sui an analyst from the KGI has published new details about the Apple Watch 3.

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Apple Watch recently surpassed Fitbit as the top-selling health-tracking device, after shipments reached an estimated 22 million in early 2017.

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Kuo also stated that the Apple Watch Series 3 would not support 3G connections, only LTE.

However, Apple is not the first who is selling its fitness trackers and watches to companies.

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