The Putnam/Northern Westchester Health Benefits Consortium Plan through Aetna will waive co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19. This policy will cover the test kit for patients who meet CDC guidelines for testing, which can be done in any approved laboratory location. Aetna will waive the member costs associated with diagnostic testing at any authorized location for all Commercial and Medicare Advantage plan members.
For the next 90 days (beginning March 6, 2020), the Putnam/Northern Westchester Health Benefits Consortium Plan through Aetna will offer zero co-pay Teladoc visits for any reason. Aetna members should use Teladoc as their first line of defense in order to limit potential exposure in physician offices. Cost sharing will be waived for all video visits through the Aetna-covered Teladoc for all Commercial plan members.
To set up an account with Teladoc:
ONLINE: Go to Teladoc.com/Aetna and click “set up account”
MOBILE APP: Download the app at Teladoc.com/mobile and click “activate account”
CALL TELADOC: Teladoc can help you register your account or answer any questions at 1-855-Teladoc (835-2362)
If you have any questions at all regarding the above, please contact us.
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Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
P.O. Box # 656
Baldwin Place, NY 10505
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