Value Added Benefits

We also offer some extra benefits to help with your health and wellness. In order to receive these extra benefits, members will need to show their Aetna Better Health of Kansas ID card. Please see the table below to find out about the extra benefits. No prior authorization is required.

To find out how to obtain the extra benefits or if you have any questions, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711). Please note that there are no grievances and appeal rights for value-added benefits. Aetna Better Health of Kansas will offer extra benefits throughout the contract term.

This Chart shows what services Aetna Better Health of Kansas covers as your value added benefits.

 

Members 21 yrs. and older receive $500 per year toward dental services, including:  dental exams/cleanings twice each year, annual bitewing X-rays, fillings and fluoride treatments.

Aetna Better Health of Kansas uses SkyGen for your dental services. You can call SkyGen at 1-855-918-2257, (TTY: 711),  8am – 5pm Monday – Friday(CST).  

Show your Member ID card when you go to your Dental appointments.

Provide members 21 yrs. and older with $50 per year to use towards non-covered vision services (including but not limited to non-line bifocals, anti-glare coating).

Aetna Better Health of Kansas uses SkyGen for your vision services. You can call SkyGen at 1-855-918-2259, (TTY: 711), Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm (CST).

Free Android Smartphone with 350 free minutes per month, 1 gigabyte of data per month and unlimited text messaging for members 18 yrs. and older.  Members will also receive these health extras:

  • Health tips and reminders by texts
  • One-on-one texting with your health care team
  • Free calls with our member services team

Texting Health Programs:  Care4lifeSM, Text4kidsTM, Text4healthSM, Text4babySM and Text2quitSM

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Healthy Rewards Incentive program where members can get $10-$25 gift cards when they complete wellness activities such as:

  • Vaccines
  • Yearly check ups
  • Diabetic eye exams

If you have questions about these value added benefits, call member services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Healthy Teens Program offers membership fees of up to $35 per year paid to join the YMCA, 4-H, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.

Members aged 13-21 yrs. who get their checkups each year will get a $25 gift card every year they get a checkup.

If you have questions about these value added benefits, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Pregnant members are encouraged to make early and frequent prenatal and postnatal visits. The PROMISE Pregnancy Program includes:

  • Gift Card Rewards for visits (up to $30)
  • Gift Card Rewards for valuable baby equipment, such as a stroller, portable crib, play yard, car seat, diaper-and-wipe package for completing pre and postnatal visits (up to $150)
  • Text4babySM texting health program

You can participate in the PROMISE Program by calling Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).  Ask to speak to Service Coordination, where you will learn more about the program and they will help you complete a Health Screening Tool.

  • An extra 120 hours of respite care per year, no more than 48 hours in a single month, for the caretakers of our members on the Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD), Autism, Frail and Elderly, Physically Disabled (PD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) waivers, HCBS waiting list or children in foster care.
  • An extra 24 hours of Personal Care Services per year for members on the following waivers: Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD), Physical Disability (PD) or Frail and Elderly (FE).
  • Members who have dementia or Alzheimer’s moving to a private home from a nursing home will get 2-door alarms and 6 window locks, this is a one-time benefit.

If you have questions about these value added benefits, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Ted E. Bear, M.D.® Kids Club Program is for members from newborn to age 12. Member incentives include:  Activity Book, Pedometers and $10-$15 gift cards for meeting identified goals.

If you have questions about these value added benefits, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Additional Transportation Services

  • Free rides for members going to the pharmacy, WIC eligibility appointments and prenatal classes.
  • Ten round trips per year for members going to job interviews, job training, shopping for work type clothing, food bank or grocery store for food and getting community health services otherwise not covered.

You will need to show your Member ID card for these services. If you have questions about these value added benefits, please call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Stop-smoking Program for members 18 yrs. and older that includes:

  • 50 counseling sessions per year
  • Text2quitSM texting health program

Members with an asthma diagnosis will get one set of hypoallergenic sheets each year to help lower the chance of an asthmatic attack.

If you have questions about these value added benefits, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711).

Members who have diabetes, ages 21 and older, will receive 2 podiatry visits each year.

Mental Health First Aid is a class that teaches the general public how to help someone who may be having a mental health or substance use problem. The training helps to spot, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

Home-delivered meals for members 21 yrs. and older, with a medical need, who have been discharged from an inpatient stay; up to 2 meals per day for up to 7 days.

Members 16 yrs. and older, who would like to get their GED certificate, will get help through work preparation and attainment programs available ($120 one-time benefit).

No Place Like Home Grant is for members who have been in long stay nursing homes for 60 days or more and are moving into HCBS. You can receive financial help with the move (up to $5,000/member).

Provide membership to Weight Watchers® standard 12-week program.