CVS Health announces COVID-19 resources for Aetna members

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, CVS Health announced a series of steps designed to support the health and well-being of Aetna members, ensure patient access to medication, and remove barriers to care. Effective immediately: Aetna will waive co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19. This policy will cover the cost of physician-ordered testing for patients who meet CDC guidelines, which can be done in any approved laboratory location. Aetna will waive the member costs associated with diagnostic testing for all Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid lines of business. Self-insured plan sponsors will be able to opt-out of
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A New Med Supp Is Redefining What’s Possible: Get It Through GoldenCare!

Now you can offer your clients a Medicare Supplement plan that carries a name they already know and trust — CVS Health.® This new plan is offered by Accendo Insurance Company, which is part of the CVS Health family of companies and an Aetna affiliate. And it offers you some real advantages — including 14% household discount* in most states. Ready to redefine what’s possible for your clients? Click here to download our single-page contracting addendum to get started! Already appointed with Aetna Afiliates through GoldenCare? No additional paperwork is necessary!   Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799!  
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Enrollment tips: Use correct Medicare IDs and fax #s | Check app status

It’s easy to check application status online To check the status of your submitted MA/MAPD enrollment applications, just go to the Individual Medicare page on Producer World and click on Reporting. The Pending Application report shows applications being processed. Once approved, applications appear on the Medicare Book of Business report. These reports are easy to review online or you can download copies of the reports to your computer. Please note: We’re working to correct an issue affecting 11 MA/MAPD plans in our Producer World reports. Currently, our reports are showing the 2019 plan names for these 11 plans, instead of
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New products available in AL, GA, IA, MI, MS, RI, TX, WA

New products available in AL, GA, IA, MI, MS, RI, TX, WA We now offer the following new products: AHIC Medicare Supplement with 7% household discount (GA, IA) CLI Medicare Supplement with 7% household discount (AL, MI, MS) Cancer and Heart Attack or Stroke Plus (RI, WA) Hospital Indemnity Flex (TX) You can submit electronic applications using Aetna Quote & Enroll or order state-specific sales materials. Online contracting tool offers faster service The temporary contracting freeze has ended and the online contracting tool is available again. We are also starting to process any faxed requests that were received during the
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Plan to certify with us on 7/10 | How to contract

Mark your calendar! 2020 producer certification starts July 10 Allina Health | Aetna Medicare’s 2020 producer certification process kicks off on July 10 at AetnaMedicareProducerCertification.com. Our certification includes AHIP, plus several Aetna-specific training modules, and costs $125. That’s $50 off the retail price for AHIP. Learn more. It’s now easier and faster to contract with us The new enhanced contracting process for Allina Health | Aetna Medicare products is live. Uplines and recruiters can now invite new producers to contract with us through the tool. If existing agents need to make a contract update, their upline needs to send them
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Update: New contracting process will begin July 1

As you know, we’re transitioning to a new enhanced contracting process for Aetna MA/MAPD products. We’re extremely excited about the efficiencies this new process will bring (e.g., it’s going to exponentially shorten and simplify the entire contracting process). To help ensure a successful rollout, we’re moving the start date for the new contracting process from June 17 to July 1. Please note that we adjusted the other project dates accordingly. As always, thank you for your business. And thank you for your support as we finish implementing this new tool. For more information on the new contracting process, click here.
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