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Aetna waives co-pays for COVID-19 screenings

Mar. 13, 2020—Insurance provider Aetna is waiving co-pays and member cost share for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19.

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2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

Jun. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt University will offer two health care coverage plans in 2019: the Aetna Select PPO plan and a new consumer-driven health plan called Aetna Choice CDHP.

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Limited submission opportunity: Aetna Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program

Mar. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Aetna Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program. The program is geared specifically toward nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income and minority populations in the contiguous United States.

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New Aetna accountable care product leverages strengths of Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network

Sep. 19, 2017—Aetna announces a new accountable care product, Aetna Whole Health — Tennessee, which leverages the strengths of the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, a collaborative partnership of physicians, health systems, and employers in Tennessee and surrounding states. The new product will provide employers a value-based health care option designed to increase quality, improve efficiency and the patient experience and control costs.

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Get instant access to your health plan with the Aetna Mobile app

Dec. 11, 2015—As a Vanderbilt Health Plan participant, you can download the Aetna Mobile app and have all your health plan information at your fingertips.

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St. Thomas Medical Group providers no longer in Aetna network

Jun. 12, 2015—Effective June 2, the St. Thomas Medical Group has terminated its network agreement with Aetna Insurance Company. This change will affect nearly 300 of Vanderbilt’s valued employees.

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Aetna Institutes of Excellence honors VUMC quality of care

Mar. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by Aetna Institutes of Excellence for its expertise in consistently delivering evidence-based, quality care for Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery Services.

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Aetna changing out-of-network charges

Apr. 18, 2012—The Aetna Standard and Aetna HealthFund plans are making changes to the way out-of-network charges are determined. Because there are no set contract rates for out-of-network providers, Aetna has been passing on a percentage of the actual bill to its members. As of May 1, Aetna will base the amount to pay on the official Medicare...

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