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Your path to better health 

We'll help you understand your coverage. And make sure you get the most from your benefits. Learn more about what's covered in each program.

Need language services? You can get help at no cost. See our non-discrimination notice to learn more.

Take advantage of your benefits


Get $25 worth of health-related products every month, at no cost to you.


Learn more about your $25 monthly over-the-counter benefit

Contact us for help

Contact us for help

You can find all the phone numbers you need on our contact us page:


  • Member Services
  • Behavioral health services
  • 24-hour Nurse Line: 1-844-787-5437
  • Help lines for STAR, STAR Kids and CHIP
  • Enrollment broker for STAR or CHIP
  • Pharmacy benefits, mail-order medicine and specialty medicine
  • Vision and dental care
  • Rides (non-emergent medical transportation or NEMT services)


Resources and contacts for providers


Just visit the provider home page to find resources for network doctors, administrators and other health care professionals. Providers can find the phone numbers they need on the provider contact us page. This includes Provider Relations.

Not sure if you qualify?

Not sure if you qualify?

Understanding health insurance can be tough. Especially if it’s new to you. Or if it’s your first time enrolling. You and your family may be eligible for benefits without knowing it. The first step? See if you qualify. You can use the prescreening tool.


Prescreening tool

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Don’t lose your benefits Keep your coverage

Renew your coverage

Some people have to renew their Medicaid coverage each year. Learn more about how to keep your coverage.


Learn how to renew

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Keep your info updated to keep your benefits.


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About us

About us

Aetna Better Health of Texas is part of Aetna®, one of the nation's leading health care providers and a part of the CVS Health® family. We have over 30 years of experience serving Medicaid populations, including children, adults and people with disabilities or other serious health conditions. And we’ve proudly served the people of Texas for over 10 years.


We bring our national experience to your communities. We understand how important it is to get care close to home. We are proud to be members of your communities, living and working here in Texas.


You can go to the Aetna Better Health website to learn more.

Help with key concerns

Need to file an appeal on a coverage decision? Or get materials in another language? We’re here for you. Just choose the topic that applies to your needs.

You can learn about what to do if you have a complaint or want to appeal a decision we made. As part of this process, you can find info about things like:


  • Complaints and appeals
  • Complaint panels
  • State fair hearings
  • Independent reviews

This includes info about how to start each process and who to contact.

You have the right to report anyone you believe has committed fraud, waste or abuse against the Texas Medicaid system. You can learn more about how to report cases to us or to the Office of Inspector General Hotline (Texas Health and Human Services).

Need language help? Just contact us. You can get:


  • Interpreter services at no cost during any service or complaint process, including American Sign Language and real-time oral interpretation
  • Interpreter services for your medical visit (be sure to call 48 hours before your visit)
  • Info in another format, like audio CD-ROM, large print and braille
  • Materials in other languages if your primary language isn’t English

For our non-discrimination notice and other language help:


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