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We want to help keep you informed about the health plan and other news that's useful to you. Please check back periodically for important notices and updates to the Aetna Better Health® of Maryland plan.


To come

Beginning May 1, 2024, a change to pharmacy benefits will include a copay for prescriptions for some medications, as directed by Maryland Medicaid:

  • Non-formulary brand-name - $3

  • Formulary brand-name - $1

  • Generic formulary and non-formulary - $1

  • Antiretroviral for the treatment of HIV/AIDS brand/generic - $1

Excluded from all pharmacy copays are:

  • Members under age 21

  • Members who are pregnant  

  • American Indian tribal members

  • Members receiving a "short fill" (3-day supply) for emergency services

  • Members receiving hospice care

  • Members receiving family-planning activities

  • Members in long term care (LTC) facilities, skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and assisted living facilities 

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