Aetna Pilot Harnesses CVS Pharmacists to Address Medicaid Members’ Social Needs

A new Aetna pilot program aims to harness its parent company’s pharmacy reach to help address members’ social needs.

Through the HealthTag initiative, CVS Health pharmacists and pharmacy employees are empowered to offer more personalized information when Aetna Medicaid members come to pick up prescriptions, providing the members with health information beyond how to take their medications appropriately.

Inside the prescription bag, members are provided additional details on how to access community services to address social concerns like food, housing or transportation. The network of these organizations is backed by Unite Us, a social care coordination program. Read More: FierceHealth

 

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