As of November 2011, Aetna has designated the Spine Division at NYU Langone Medical Center as an Aetna Institute of Quality for Spine Services.
Aetna Institutes™ facilities are publicly recognized, high-quality, high-value health care facilities. Aetna's goals are to:
Recognize facilities with distinguished performance for health services that are critical to Aetna members.
Engage consumers by providing them with information to help make informed choices about facilities with distinguished performance.
Provide access for Aetna members to high-quality, cost-effective care.