Aetna CVS Health will enter the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual insurance exchange market in select California counties beginning January 1, 2023

Aetna CVS Health individual and family plans combine quality health insurance coverage from Aetna with affordable care options at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations to help members achieve their best health.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Aetna, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, enters the individual insurance exchange market in California (in select counties) with its co-branded insurance product Aetna CVS Health, providing affordable access to health care for more Californians.

“With millions of Americans uninsured and underinsured, our plans provide quality care at an affordable price and the ability to conveniently access this care using virtual technology and in-person care in their communities,” he said. kyu-rhee, MD, Medical Director, Aetna. “By bridging the gap between people and the supports and services they need, we can deliver a people-centered approach where, when and how they need us.”

With the launch of these plans, members will have access to Aetna’s extensive network of primary care physicians, mental health providers, specialists and hospitals, including Sant Physicians (ash tree) and Nivano Doctors (sacrament). Plus convenient and affordable care options through telehealth and MinuteClinic and HealthHUB locations removing more barriers to accessing care.

Aetna CVS Health ACA Exchange products bring together the coverage of Aetna and the convenience of CVS Health. It is health insurance made differently and has:

  • quality care with Aetna’s extensive network of primary care physicians, specialists and hospitals

  • Affordable Assistance with plans that include in-network $0 virtual clinical care and without prior appointmentMembers may be required to pay cost sharing depending on the medical services received and the type of provider a member visits. See benefit documents for more details. Includes select walk-in clinic services. Not all outpatient clinic services are covered. Check your benefit documents to confirm what services are included. Members enrolled in qualified high-deductible health plans must meet their deductible before receiving covered non-preventive walk-in clinic services at no cost share. However, such services are covered at negotiated contract rates. This benefit is not available in all states. For a complete list of participating walk-in clinics, log on to and use our provider search tool.

  • Be careful with your schedule with access to 24/7 virtual care, plus walk-ins at 1,100 CVS Minute Clinic locations nationwide

“We understand that everyone has their own unique circumstances and making healthcare simple, easy and affordable is how we meet them where they are on their journey,” he said. Jeff Hermosillo, president of the California market, Aetna. “We’re making sure more Californians and Americans can access quality care from Aetna. We’re uniquely positioned to work with the member for better results, across health plans, MinuteClinic, CVS HealthHUB, CVS Pharmacy or any of our virtual care options.”

Aetna CVS Health ACA plans are comprehensive health care plans that provide care and coverage for:

  • Pediatric services, including oral and vision care

  • Outpatient Services (Outpatient Services)

  • Emergency services

  • Hospitalization

  • Maternity and newborn care

  • Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment

  • prescription drugs

  • Rehabilitation and habilitation services (those that help patients gain, maintain, or improve skills necessary for daily functioning) and devices

  • laboratory services

  • Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management

This new offer will be available on select California counties, including: Sacramento County and neighboring counties The Golden, Pleasure Y yolo; and the eldest ash tree counties of ash tree, Kings Y Wood.

About Aetna

Aetna, a CVS Health company, serves approximately 34 million people with information and resources to help them make better-informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a wide range of consumer-directed, voluntary and traditional health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid, workers’ compensation administrative services, and health information. technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, hourly and part-time workers, health plans, health care providers, government units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information visit and explore how Aetna is helping build a healthier world.

About CVS Health

CVS Health is the leading health solutions company, delivering care like no one else can. We reach more people and improve the health of communities across the United States through our local presence, digital channels, and more than 300,000 dedicated colleagues, including more than 40,000 doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Wherever and whenever people need us, we help them with their health, whether it’s managing chronic conditions, fulfilling their medications, or accessing affordable health and wellness services in the most convenient way. We help people navigate the health care system and their personal health care by improving access, lowering costs, and being a trusted partner for every significant moment of health. And we do it all with the heart, every day. Follow @CVSHealth on social media.

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