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Noticias y eventos

You can stay up to date with health news, newsletters and upcoming events. 

Your updates

Here you’ll find the latest member news, bulletins and resources.

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

 

  • Non formulary brand-name RX - $3
  • Formulary brand name - $1
  • Generic formulary and non formulary Rx - $1
  • Antiretroviral for the treatment of HIV/AIDS brand/generic - $1

 

Excluded from all pharmacy copays are the following:

 

  • Individuals under the age of 21
  • Mujeres embarazadas 
  • American Indian Tribal members
  • Members who are receiving a "short fill" (3-day supply) for emergency services
  • Members receiving hospice care
  • Members receiving family planning activities
  • Members in long term care facilities (LTC), skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and assisted living facilities will have $0 pharmacy copay

 

Over the Counter (OTC) Supply Catalog

 

Each member can order $25 per month of certain over the counter (OTC) drugs and supplies from an Aetna Better Health of Maryland catalog.  Your monthly supplies can be ordered in person at your local CVS pharmacy, online or by phone.  When you order online or by phone, your supplies are mailed right to your home.  You can use this link to place an order

 

Adult Dental Coverage - On January 1, 2023, the Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program will cover a wide range of dental services for adults 21 and over.

 

You can view local resources available at no cost for Loneliness and Isolation.

 

 

Los títeres educan a las familias sobre la ley del tabaquismo pasivo de Maryland (PDF)

 

Aetna Better Health of Maryland brinda ayuda para HopeFul (PDF)

 

Eventos

Learn more about our events coming soon to your area.

Back to School Survival:  A Guide to Children’s Mental Wellbeing.  Join Us for a FREE Community education session to learn about supporting your children’s mental wellbeing as they go back to school.  Please click here to see the scheduled event.

Mobile health and wellness RV

 

Cuando se trata de su salud, queremos encontrarlo donde se encuentre. That’s why we bring Cora, our mobile health and wellness RV, to you and your community.

 

Come check out Cora and you can learn healthy tips, like how to:

 

  • Eat healthy on a budget
  • Set goals and achieve them
  • Stay more active

 

You’ll also enjoy healthy and fun activities like: 

 

  • A smoothie bar
  • Games and fitness challenges
  • Health screenings (body mass index (BMI) screening, for example)

 

You can check out Cora at one of our community events. Cora will be visiting community centers, health fairs and festivals across Maryland when it is safe to do so.

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