Extra Benefits with Aetna Better Health

Aetna Better Health has developed several value-added services and extra benefits to provide our members with the best healthcare experience possible.

You can talk to a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The nurse can help you with questions or help you decide what to do about your health needs. Call your doctor first with any questions or concerns about your health care needs.  Please call the toll-free nurse line number on your ID card.

1 allergy protector pillow cover, 1 additional peak flow meter and 1 additional holding chamber or spacer per year for each member with asthma.

Free $25 gift card for members who complete a follow-up visit with their doctor within 7 days of leaving the hospital.

Unlimited text messaging for members enrolled in the Federal Lifeline Program including free health education messages from Text4Babies, Text4Kids, and Text4Health.Those who qualify can apply here

Fitting checkup and 20 percent off certain contact lenses and an additional $100 above the existing benefit towards contact lens a year for members 12 and older to 18.

Pregnancy handbook for pregnant members in case management.

Daily bus pass/token or cab fare for WIC offices, plan sponsored community events/classes or attend Member Advisory Groups meetings and member’s child(ren) who do not also have an appointment, as needed.

Free first aid kit to newly enrolled STAR members within their first 30 days of enrollment.

Notary services free of charge for STAR members.

Discount drug store services.  Limited to $25 per month per household. 

Learn more here

Over-the-Counter (OTC)Item Catalog (English/Spanish)

Over-The-Counter Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (English|Spanish)

$50 worth of diapers, baby wipes and similiar baby items for pregnant members who complete 10 prenatal visits and 1 postpartum visit.

Annual sports physical for members 19 and younger.

Weight loss program including family counseling with a nutritionist / dietician for non-pregnant members ages 12 to 19; with a body mass index higher than 85th percentile. Precertification required.

Restictions and limitations may apply

For more information on value-added services, see your member handbook.