Become a Member

Become an Aetna Better Health of West Virginia Member

Enrolling is easy

We know quality health care is a top priority for everyone. Aetna Better Health of West Virginia provides managed care services and programs to individuals and families who qualify for Medicaid.

We provide Medicaid coverage to Mountain Health Trust and West Virginia Health Bridge members with a total approach to health. Our benefits include wellness checkups for kids and adults, pregnancy care, immunizations, dental and vision care, and extra benefits like a free cell phone. Plus we have case managers who work and live in your community and will put your total health first.

Enrolling is easy. Just call 1-800-449-8466 and tell them you choose Aetna Better Health of West Virginia or click here to apply online.


  • Visits to the doctor when you are sick
  • Hospital services
  • Emergency care
  • Laboratory services
  • Prescription drugs
  • Family planning services
  • X-ray/imaging
  • Maternity and high risk pregnancy care
  • Newborn care
  • Immunizations (shots) for children
  • Checkups for children
  • Mental health services
  • Routine eye exams and glasses for children
  • Home health services
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • After hours medical advice
  • Language translation services

For a full list of the no-cost extra benefits Aetna Better Health provides, click here or download the full list here.

We have many special programs for our members. Here are just a few:

 Plan Benefits  Description  Amount you pay
Free Cell Phone Free cell phone with 350 free minutes per month and free unlimited text messaging, including free calls to Member Services.  $0
Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby We want our members to have a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby. Just for going to the doctor at the right times, you can get up to $50 in gift cards. Once your baby is born, you can get a pack and play, free.  $0
Scholarship to Camp Catch Your Breath  Scholarship for summer camp for children with asthma.  $0
Walking Program  Receive a pedometer and log for tracking your steps.  $0
Preventive Dental Program  Pregnant moms may receive 2 checkups during pregnancy.  $0

We are here for West Virginia and we have your back. We have care managers who live and work in your community and want to get to know you. Click here to see our care manager benefits or here for our special programs.

If you don’t have Medicaid coverage but think you may be eligible, you will need to submit an application. To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Apply online
  2. To apply by phone, contact your local DHHR office.

Request more information before making your choice
To learn more about what Aetna Better Health offers, just call or Member Services at 1-888-348-2922 (TTY: 711).
You can also contact us via this website.