Value Added Benefits

We also offer some extra benefits to help with your health and wellness. In order to receive these extra benefits, members will need to show their Aetna Better Health of Kansas ID card. Please see the table below to find out about the extra benefits. No prior authorization is required.

To find out how to obtain the extra benefits or if you have any questions, call Member Services at 1-855-221-5656, (TTY: 711). Please note that there are no grievances and appeal rights for value-added benefits. Aetna Better Health of Kansas will offer extra benefits throughout the contract term.

Each household can order $25 per month of certain over the counter (OTC) drugs and supplies from an ABH catalog. Monthly supplies can be ordered online or by phone and will be mailed directly to the member’s home.

You can place an order at the following link: http://www.cvs.com/otchs/aetnaks.

A complete set of dentures can be provided every 5 years for those who are active on the FE and PD waiver programs.

Access to MyActiveHealth for self-management health tools, personal health records, health assessments and lifestyle coaching.

Members on the FE, PD, BI and I/DD waivers can receive up to 16 hours of hospital companionship per year provided by their personal care service worker while the member is in the hospital.

Members on the following waivers: Intellectual/Developmental Disability(I/DD), Physical Disability (PD), Frail and Elderly (FE) or Brain Injury (BI), who own their own home, can get up to $250 per calendar year towards pest control services.

Up to $50 per year to take part in activities with participating YMCA, Boys and Girls Club or Boys and Girls Scouts.

Members 21 yrs. and older receive $500 per year for dental services. It can be used for things like dental exams/cleanings twice each year, annual bitewing X-rays, fillings and extractions and fluoride treatments.

Free Android Smartphone with 350 free minutes per month, 1 gigabyte of data per month and unlimited text messaging for members 18 yrs. and older. Members will also receive these health extras:

      • Health tips and reminders by texts
      • One-on-one texting with your health care team
      • Free calls with our member services team
      • Texting Health Programs: Care4lifeSM, Text4kidsTM, Text4healthSM, Text4babySM and Text2quitSM

The Healthy Rewards Incentive program is where members can get $10-$25 gift cards when they complete wellness activities such as:

      • Shots
      • Yearly check ups
      • Diabetic eye exams
      • HbA1C tests
      • Chlamydia screenings
      • Cervical Cancer screenings

Full list of healthy rewards

Pregnant members are encouraged to make early and frequent prenatal and postnatal visits. The PROMISE Pregnancy Program includes: A redeemable reward of $75 for a first pre-natal visit within the first trimester, within 42 days of plan enrollment and with notification of pregnancy to the Health Plan. Earn up to an additional $75 in rewards for going to pre and postnatal appointments. Rewards can be used at specific retailers for approved wellness items such as a stroller, portable crib, play yard, car seat, or a diaper and wipe package.

Up to 120 hours of respite care per year for members on a waiver waiting list for Home and Community -Based Services. (This must be approved by the member’s case manager).

For members on the LTSS waiver waiting list eligible for respite care, will be provided one background check per year for a personal care services worker.

Ted E. Bear, M.D.® Kids Club Program is for members from newborn to age 12. Member incentives include: Activity Book and $10-$15 gift cards (up to $75 annually) for meeting identified goals.

Free rides for members going to the pharmacy, WIC eligibility appointments and prenatal classes. Ten (10) round trips per year for members going to job interviews, job training, shopping for work type clothing, food bank or grocery store for food, senior services and getting community health services otherwise not covered.

For members 21 years and older with a medical need who have been discharged from an inpatient stay; up to 2 meals per day for up to 7 days.

Provide membership to a 12 week class from the University of Kansas Weight Management program on healthy eating, exercise and behavior change.

 

Members age 0 -18 with an asthma diagnosis will get an air purifier to help lower the chance of an asthmatic attack. (one-time benefit).

With CampusEd, members age 16 and up, can get their GED and learn new job skills at no cost. Members who want to complete their GED will have access to specific prep courses, assistance in scheduling exam and a voucher to pay for the exam. In addition, members interested in expanding their job skills will have access to over 3000 resources in Health Care, IT, Business, and other trades. CampusEd provides career services support, resume assistance, opportunities to earn digital badges to show experience, and access to a local network of employers currently recruiting employees.

No Place Like Home is a grant program that supports community-based organizations assisting members to access or maintain housing. Funds provide one-time emergency housing assistance to help keep members in their home or to establish a new home in the community.

Members, ages 21 years and older, who have diabetes will receive 2 podiatry visits each year.