Founded in Hartford, Connecticut, back in 1853, Aetna is one of the oldest insurance companies. Aetna is now a subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation. The company has a barrage of subsidies, and some with their unique products include ActiveHealth Management, Beswift, Cofinity, Meritain Health, and Payflex. In addition, they have many companies that offer Medicare Products and services.

Aetna Supplemental Medicare Plans Offered

Aetna offers supplement medicare plans through several companies that have different Medicare products. They offer Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Medicare Advantage (MA), Prescription Drug (PDP), and ancillary products, all for the Medicare Market.

Medicare Supplement Plans YES
Medicare Advantage Plans YES
Medicare Part D Drug Plans YES

Aetna Medicare Supplement Plans

They offer Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans throughout the United States. The brands they provide Medicare Supplement products include Aetna Health and Life Insurance Company, Accendo, Continental Life, American Continental Insurance Company, and Aetna Health Insurance Company.

Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans

Another way to receive your Medicare benefits is a Medicare Advantage. Medicare Advantage plans roll your Part A, Part B, and Part D benefits in an all-in-one plan.

MA plans also include additional benefits that Medicare doesn’t cover, like dental, vision, and hearing coverage. In addition, most programs come with benefits that allow you to purchase over-the-counter items such as aspirin, bandages, toothpaste, and more.

Aetna Medicare Part D

Prescription drug plans are available throughout the United States through Aetna’s Silver Script company. To make sure you choose the right plan for you, check your prescriptions against the plan formulary (list of covered drugs). Using preferred pharmacies could provide significant savings on your prescription co-pays.

Financial Strength Ratings

Financial ratings for Medicare Supplement carriers are presented by A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s, and Moody’s. A.M. Best gives Aetna a rating of A excellent. Standard & Poor’s gives Aetna an A+ rating. High carrier ratings correspond with low rates and low rate increases in many cases. It marks their ability to pay claims promptly.

A.M. Best Rating A
Standard & Poor’s Rating A+
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Aetna Review

Aetna brands have some of the most competitive Medigap plans for Medicare beneficiaries. Customer service is a significant focus, and they seem to do right by their members. They give a 12-month rate lock to new members the first time you enroll.

Their Accendo brand in most states has one of the more significant household discounts in most states. The company is a top-tier carrier in the Medigap space with lower introductory rates and stable rate increases.

On the Medicare Advantage side, they basts large networks of doctors, and the majority of the plans include dental, vision, and hearing. Most of their Medicare Advantage plans have 4 to 4.5-star ratings.

FAQs

What Medicare Supplements does Aetna offer?

Aetna offers Plans A, B, C, D, F, G, and N. Not all plans are available in all areas. There are high deductible F and G plans available as in some areas.

Does Aetna offer plans for people on Medicaid and Medicare?

Dual Special Needs Plans are available to qualifying beneficiaries through Aetna. Aetna Medicare-Medicaid coordinated plans designed to assist Medicare beneficiaries with Medicaid assistance. These plans also give additional benefits not covered under Original Medicare and have more robust benefits than typical MA plans.

Where can I pick up my prescriptions on an Aetna plan?

CVS is the parent company of Aetna, and CVS is a preferred pharmacy with Medicare Advantage and SilverScript Medicare Part D plans. For a complete list of preferred and non-preferred pharmacies, contact the number on the back of your insurance care, or give us a call so we can assist.

How to Enroll in an Aetna Medicare Plan

We would love to assist you. Use our online request form or give us a call. Licensed agents are standing by to assist you with any Medicare questions. We can look up your prescriptions and doctors, assess your needs, and assist with finding the right plan for you.

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by Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for Medigap.com. She's been contributing to many well-known publications as an industry expert since 2017. Her passion is educating Medicare beneficiaries on all their supplemental Medicare options so they can make an informed decision on their healthcare coverage.