OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Aetna Life Insurance Co. has agreed to pay a $1 million fine for violations in Washington state.

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The Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner said Thursday that Aetna's violations included issuing unapproved insurance policies and failing to file legally required documents. The office says the Connecticut-based company has agreed to pay the fine.

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Aetna did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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Officials say Aetna has agreed to a compliance plan to prevent similar problems in the future.

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