American Continental is a subsidiary of its much larger parent company, Aetna. The subsidiary specializes in supplemental health coverage for seniors and the unique needs of retired persons. ACI has been providing Medicare supplement insurance services to seniors since 1983. They have joined with Aetna in recent years in order to be able to provide more varied services to their customers at more affordable rates.

Affiliated Brand Names

  • American Continental
  • American Continental Insurance Company
  • Aetna Senior Supplemental Insurance

Company Highlights

  • Over 30 years of Medicare supplement insurance experience
  • Joined Aetna in 2011
  • Headquarters are located in Nashville, TN
  • Employs more than 20,000 agents worldwide

Medicare Plans Offered

Depending on the relative size and financial strength of an insurance company, some offer more and a greater variety of plans than others. With American Continental, you can choose from the following:

Medicare Supplement Plans YES
Medicare Advantage Plans NO
Medicare Part D Drug Plans NO

American Continental Premium Comparison

It’s important to shop around in order to get the best deal on your prospective supplemental policy. In the chart below, you can see average rates for similar policies compared across the country. This should help you get a better idea of where American Continental stands in the marketplace:
This Table Represents National Average Costs of Medicare Supplement Plans

Plan Type Starting From Part A Deductible Part B Deductible Excess Nursing Travel
Plan C $118* $0 $0 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan F
Most popular
$116* $0 $0 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan G $105* $0 $147 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan B $104* $0 $147 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan N $70* $0 $147 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan D $97* $0 $147 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan A $69* $1 $147 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan L $76* $304 $147 Not Covered 75% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan K $45* $608 $147 Not Covered 50% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan M $97* $608 $147 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info

Financial Strength Ratings

Knowing the financial strength of a company is something every consumer should research before they make a major purchase, such as Medicare supplement insurance. Corporate financial strength is a sure sign that they will be around for years to come, and be reliable in paying out claims. American Continental ratings are listed in the chart below:

A.M. Best Rating A
Standard & Poor’s Rating Not Available
Moody’s Rating Ratings Withdrawn

*Ratings as of 2/17/15

American Continental Video

American Continental Review

The company was founded over 30 years ago back in 1983 under the name Continental Life Insurance in Brentwood, Tennessee. As the business grew and expanded, it officially established American Continental in 2005. Thanks to their strong financial partnership with Aetna, the company has been steadily increasing its ability to provide seniors with the supplemental coverage they need since 2011.

  • Market Experience
  • Fast Claims Processing
  • Strong Financial Reserves
  • Competitive Rates
  • Customer Satisfaction

How To File A Claim With Continental American

First and foremost, you should dial the phone number provided on the back of your Medicare supplement insurance card and follow any instructions given over the phone.

To speak with a person:

  1. If you have lost your card, dial customer service at (800) 264-4000
  2. Press or say 1 for policy holders
  3. Press 0 to speak to a live operator at any time, or press 3 for the claims department. You will then be put on hold to speak to a live operator.

Company Contact Information

Customer Service: (800) 264-4000

Mailing Address:

Aetna Senior Supplemental Insurance

800 Crescent Centre Drive, Suite 200

Franklin, Tennessee 37067

How To Get A Rate Quote

Customers looking to get a rate quote, or learn more about plans have 2 options: