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Americans can now access the Aetna CVS Health™ plan through Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment

November 08, 2021 | Health Insurance

Aetna CVS Health™ plans combine the health coverage of Aetna®, a CVS Health company, with local care at CVS Pharmacy®, MinuteClinic® and CVS® HealthHUB™ locations to deliver a quality, affordable health care experience

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Aetna CVS Health individual and family plans are now available at during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Open Enrollment period from November 1, 2021 until January 15, 2022.

The plans are available in select communities in Arizona (through Banner | Aetna), Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia (through Innovation Health plans in Northern Virginia and Aetna CVS Health ACA plans in Richmond and Roanoke).

Pairing the capabilities of Aetna and CVS Health — including a high-quality network of health care providers, health insurance, pharmacy, retail-based health services, mental wellbeing, telehealth and digital capabilities — these plans connect people to the services and support they need for every type of health care moment, simply and affordably.

The Aetna CVS Health plan is meeting a real need in the marketplace for the estimated 12.1 million uninsured people eligible to purchase ACA Marketplace plans. Nearly 11 million of those are eligible for subsidies under the ACA and American Rescue Plan to help lower the cost of coverage.Source: A Closer Look at the Uninsured Marketplace Eligible Population Following the American Rescue Plan Act,

“Aetna CVS Health is uniquely positioned to provide greater value for consumers through these plans, particularly the millions of Americans who are uninsured or even underinsured,” said Dan Finke, Executive Vice President, CVS Health, President, Aetna. “The quality of our health care offerings combined with the convenience of our retail services such as CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations provides care in a variety of settings in their neighborhood, home and virtually anywhere they need us to bring our heart to every moment of their health.”

Individuals and families may qualify for government subsidies to reduce the cost of their premiums. Eligibility may be determined via

Additional CVS Health services include:

  • Access to virtual care services at MinuteClinic, including E-Clinic visits available during business hours and Video Visits available 24/7.

  • Access to a Care Concierge at CVS HealthHUB locations, who is available to assist members by helping them navigate health care services and products.

  • Availability of 90-day prescription refills.

  • Simplified member experience that lets members pay their premium at the store and manage their account with our mobile app or through the web.

Find out more about the Aetna CVS Health plans, check eligibility, read our frequently asked questions and more at or by calling 844-427-9461. Assistance is available in English and Spanish via the site and telephone.

About CVS Health

CVS Health is the leading health solutions company, delivering care like no one else can. We reach more people and improve the health of communities across America through our local presence, digital channels and over 300,000 dedicated colleagues — including more than 40,000 physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Wherever and whenever people need us, we help them with their health — whether that’s managing chronic diseases, staying compliant with their medications, or accessing affordable health and wellness services in the most convenient ways. We help people navigate the health care system — and their personal health care — by improving access, lowering costs and being a trusted partner for every meaningful moment of health. And we do it all with heart, each and every day. Learn more at

About Aetna

Aetna, a CVS Health business, serves an estimated 34 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna's customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, visit

Health plans are offered or underwritten or administered by Aetna Health Inc. (Aetna). Aetna is part of the CVS Health family of companies.

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