Disease Management

There are currently Aetna Better Health Disease Management programs for asthma and diabetes. Members receive education, coaching and other services to help them better manage their condition. They also receive action plans and have access to disease management nurses.

Disease management nurses proactively perform or facilitate health risk assessments and develop an action plan based on the member’s understanding of their condition, need for equipment and supplies, referral for specialty care or other special considerations due to co-morbidities, including behavioral health and substance abuse.

Medicaid STAR 1-800-248-7767 (Bexar), 1-800-306-8612 (Tarrant)
Medicaid STAR Kids 1-844-STRKIDS (1-844-787-5437)
CHIP or CHIP Perinate 1-866-818-0959 (Bexar), 1-800-245-5380 (Tarrant)