CHICAGO — Aetna Better Health, a CVS Health company, today announced IlliniCare Health, a Medicaid managed care plan that serves members across Illinois, has officially rebranded and changed its name to Aetna Better Health of Illinois (ABH-IL). Materials for plan year 2021 will reflect the new Aetna Better Health of Illinois name.
Aetna Better Health of Illinois offers quality, affordable health care to individuals through the state’s HealthChoice Illinois Medicaid program. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently awarded Aetna Better Health of Illinois accreditation status and the health plan’s Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) program received LTSS distinction with a nearly perfect score.
"As part of the Aetna Better Health family of health plans, we will continue providing our members with access to quality care and supporting them on their path to better health," said Kim Foltz, CEO, Aetna Better Health of Illinois. "We also remain dedicated to working with the State of Illinois, our providers and community-based organizations to deliver efficient, effective, person-centered care that drives improvements in service delivery, member experience and quality outcomes."
During the brand transition, there will be no changes to member coverage or to their points of contact. Members began receiving rebranded plan materials with the Aetna logo, including new member identification cards, in late November.
Aetna Better Health of Illinois employs over 900 associates, with most located in the state, and serves nearly 400,000 members in 102 counties.
About Aetna Medicaid
Aetna Medicaid Administrators LLC (Aetna Medicaid), a CVS Health business, has over 30 years of experience managing the care of the most medically vulnerable, using innovative approaches and a local presence in each market to achieve both successful health care results and effective cost outcomes. Aetna Medicaid has particular expertise serving high-need Medicaid members, including those who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. Currently, Aetna Medicaid owns and/or administers Medicaid managed health care plans under the names of Aetna Better Health and other affiliate names. Together, these plans serve approximately 2.6 million people in 16 states, including Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Texas. For more information, see www.aetnabetterhealth.com.