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Aetna Better Health

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We focus on the whole person - their physical, behavioral and social needs. We provide access to quality care for people with complex needs.

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Care management program

All of the health plans have special programs to help members with chronic illness such as asthma, congestive heart failure, diabetes, hepatitis C, HIV, obesity and sickle cell anemia. If they do not have a program in place that fits your needs, they will work with you to create one. They also have programs for pregnant women with a high risk of problems during pregnancy and delivery.

Adult vision (21+)

Eye exam (No co-pay
$80 toward glasses or contacts (once a year)

Adult dental (21+)

Dental exams and cleanings (twice a year)
Fillings and extractions
X-rays (once a year)
$500 total benefit per year*

Adult pain management

No extra services.

Community programs

All health plans offer sponsorships and/or mini-grants for community organizations and members in need.* 

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts membership for one year for eligible members.* (Ted E. Bear, M.D. Club) 

Rewards for healthy living

All of the Health Plans offer rewards for healthy behaviors. Unless otherwise noted rewards are: available once a year per member; in the form of a reward debit card or gift card.

Child well visits (birth - 20)

$25 for annual well visits from birth to 20 years 

Adult well visit (21+)

$25 for annual well visit

Wellness screenings

$10 for STI screening (chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea and HIV test)
$15 for breast cancer screening,  women 21+
$15 for cervical cancer screening,  women 21–64
$25 for colon cancer screening, members 50+, one time only 

Diabetic screening

$15 for each: dilated eye exam, LDL and A1C blood tests for members diagnosed with diabetes

Other rewards

$15 for annual asthma assessment
$15 for follow-up after asthma-related Emergency Room visit
$15 for other asthma care tasks*
$15 - $30 for meeting weight loss goals in Ted E. Bear M.D. Kids Weight Management Program

Pregnancy reward program

Promise Program

Prenatal exams

$80 for at least 7 prenatal visits and a postpartum visit or
$125 
for at least 8 prenatal visits and a postpartum visit  

Postpartum exam

$25 for a postpartum visit (3 – 8 weeks after delivery) 

Other pregnancy rewards

$50 for completing a Notice of Pregnancy form
$50 for getting all 17P shots, for eligible members 

Extra Pregnancy Benefits

No extra services.

Circumcision

All health plans cover newborn male circumcision.  Check with the individual plan to find out more about their rules for getting this service.

Asthma benefits

Home assessment for members diagnosed with asthma.

Help to Stop Smoking

All health plans cover coaching and medications (with a prescription) to help members stop smoking.* 

Other Benefits

Acupuncture for members 19+ up to $150 reimbursement

Adult weight management

No extra services.

Pediatric weight management program

Ted E. Bear, MD Club participants get nutritional sessions, weight checks and can earn rewards. (See other rewards)*

Pharmacy copays

No copays

Rides to appointments

All health plans will set up a ride for members who don’t have a way to get to medical appointments. Stop at the pharmacy after your appointment to get medications.

Over the counter (OTC) medications

Free with a doctor's prescription. 
$50 monthly benefit per household for OTC vitamins and health products.

Extra medication supply for school

No extra services.

Adult vaccinations

All health plans cover all recommended vaccinations, including: for HPV (human papilloma virus), pneumonia, the flu (influenza), chicken pox, shingles, meningitis, DTAP (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and hepatitis A and B.

Cell phone

Up to 500 MB of data or 500 minutes of talk time 

Texting and social media programs

Text4Baby, Text4Kids, Text4Health, Care4Life (diabetes coaching)

Access to health information online

www.teladoc.com 
Video chat with a U.S. board certified doctor. Many conditions can be treated with teladoc: sinus problems, bronchitis, allergies, cold and flu symptoms, respiratory infection, ear infection, and more!

Mobile apps

Free download for members in the Apple App Store and on Google Play.

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  • View your medical and prescription claims
  • View your current medications
  • View your benefits
  • View or request your ID card
  • Create a support circle and assign tasks
  • Link to health education
  • Send messages to Health Plan
Member access to community services

Community Resource and Emergency Preparedness links on website to connect members with information and resources to build a healthy and safe community.

Community health outreach
  • Ted E. Bear, M.D. Health Fair
  • Community garden
  • Back to school drives
  • Diaper drives
  • Community health fairs
  • Health education events
  • Food drives
  • Community baby showers 

*Please contact the Health Plan for eligibility requirements and details for this benefit.