Aetna CVS Health™ Expands Reach of Individual and Family Plan Offerings, Delivering Better Care, Access and Value to Texans


Individual and family plans from Aetna CVS Health combine quality health insurance coverage from Aetna®, with convenient and affordable care options to help members achieve their best health.

WOONSOCKET, RI, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Aetna, a CVS Health® Company (NYSE:CVS), will offer hybrid Aetna CVS Health branded insurance through the Individual Insurance Exchange Marketplace in Texas (in select counties), expanding the geography of benefits available for affordable health care access for more Texans.

“With millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans, our plans provide quality, affordable care and the ability to easily access that care using virtual technology and in-person care in their communities” , said Jeffrey OttmersMD, Regional Medical Director, Texas, Etna. “By bridging the gap between people and the support and services they need, we can provide a human-centred approach where, when and how they need us.”

With the launch of these plans, members will have access to Aetna’s comprehensive network of primary care physicians, mental health care providers, specialists and hospitals. Plus, convenient and affordable care options through telehealth and participating walk-in clinics – removing more barriers to accessing care.

Aetna CVS Health ACA exchange products bring together Aetna’s coverage and convenient local care options. It is a health insurance made differently and which includes:

  • Quality care with Aetna’s strong network of physicians, specialists and primary care hospitals
  • Affordable care with plans that include networking $0 care in a virtual clinic* and without an appointment**
  • Care according to your schedule with 24/7 access to virtual care, as well as nationwide access to participating walk-in clinics, including 1,100 MinuteClinic® Pitches

“We understand that everyone has their own unique situation and making healthcare simple, easy and affordable is how we meet them where they are on their journey,” said LaMonte Thomas, President of South Central Market, Aetna. “We are working to ensure that more Texans – and Americans – can access Aetna’s quality care. We are uniquely positioned to work with consumers to achieve better outcomes in our local provider networks and from pharmacies, as well as walk-in clinics and our virtual care options.”

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

  • Pediatric services including oral care and vision care
  • Ambulatory patient services (outpatient services)
  • Emergency services
  • Hospitalization
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Mental health and addictions services, including behavioral health treatments
  • Prescription drugs
  • Rehabilitation and adaptation services (those that help patients acquire, maintain or improve skills necessary for daily functioning) and devices
  • Laboratory services
  • Prevention and wellness services and chronic disease management

This new offer will be available in certain Texas counties, including Aransas, Bee, Bexar, Brazoria, collin, Comal, dallas, Denton, Duval, El Paso, Ellis, Curvature of the fort, Galveston, Guadeloupe, Harris, Hay, Hunt, Jim Wells, Johnson, Kaufman, kendall, Kleberg, Montgomery, Nueces, parker, Stone wall, San Patricio, Tarrant, Travis, Williamson and Wise.

Aransas, Bee, collin, dallas, Denton, Duval, Ellis, Jim Wells, Johnson, Kaufman, Kleberg, Nueces, parker, Stone wall, San Patricio, Tarrant and Wise counties are new areas for 2023 open enrollment.

*Members may be required to pay a cost share depending on the medical services received and the type of provider a member visits. Please see benefit documents for details. Includes some services. Members enrolled in qualified high-deductible health plans must meet their deductible before receiving covered non-preventive services without cost sharing. However, these services are covered at negotiated contractual rates.
**Includes some walk-in clinic services. Not all walk-in clinic services are covered. Please see benefits documents to confirm which services are included. Members enrolled in qualified high-deductible health insurance plans must meet their deductible before receiving covered non-preventive walk-in clinic services without cost sharing. However, these services are covered at negotiated contractual rates. This benefit is not available in all states. Access to MinuteClinic and other network walk-in clinics may vary by geography. For a full list of participating walk-in clinics, log on to and use our provider finder.

Deposits in Texas are complete. Final entry approval is pending state and federal examinations/certifications.

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

About CVS Health
SVC 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 America through our local presence, digital channels, and more than 300,000 dedicated colleagues, including more than 40,000 physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and nurse practitioners. Where and when people need us, we help them with their health – whether it’s managing chronic conditions, sticking to their medications, or accessing affordable health and wellness services from most convenient way. We help people navigate the healthcare system – and their personal healthcare – by improving access, reducing costs, and being a trusted partner for every meaningful health moment. And we do it with heart, every day. Follow @CVSHealth on social media.

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