The Aetna Medicare PPO plan offers advantages such as comprehensive annual examinations and fitness facility membership without a cost, according to Aetna. It also offers in-network coverage regardless of where a member travels.
Members also gain access to registered nurses on a 24-hour basis through a toll-free phone line and can ask questions related to health and wellness, states Aetna. Members have better means to monitor and control their blood pressure using the blood-pressure cuff and support for free. Being a Medicare Advantage plan, it offers part C medical coverage. This means a member gains access to both part A and Part B coverage in one plan. It covers wellness, dental, hearing and vision services.
Members of Aetna Medicare PPO plan can access Aetna health connections disease management, a program that offers customized clinical programs for patients with diabetes, stroke, coronary artery disease and heart failure, explains Aetna. Through this, members can learn how to enjoy the best quality of life while managing their health conditions. The plan provides an annual reminder to all members regarding preventive health, such as vaccinations.
A member with a certain condition gets individually assigned a nurse case manager, who works closely with the member and his physician for better health of the member, states Aetna. Members who gain approval for the national medical excellence program get access to a nationwide network of top-rated doctors and facilities.