CVS Health Corp.’s Aetna on Dec. 1 will end commercial coverage of approximately 80 types of virtual care, Modern Healthcare reported Oct. 5, citing a bulletin sent to health care providers last month. Those virtual care services range from behavioral care services to ophthalmological care to services related to end-stage renal disease. Additionally, Aetna will end audio-only coverage of nearly 60 services such as psychotherapy treatment, counseling for alcohol misuse and obesity counseling. Aetna currently enrolls 4,033,998 members in commercial risk-based products and 14,114,000 members in self-funded plans.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans