As of January 2016, locate providers who accept Aetna Medicare HMO by visiting Aetna.com and clicking on Find a Doctor, instructs the company's website. If you are already insured, log into your account to access a directory of providers. If you are not yet insured under Aetna Medicare HMO, click A Medicare Plan under the heading "If you are shopping for a plan, what type of plan are you considering?" to access Aetna's public DocFind tool.
When the DocFind tool loads, select your primary state of residence in the pop-up box that appears, as the Aetna website instructs. A list of available plans in your state appears on the screen. Select the plan of interest, such as Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO/Open Access HMO) or Aetna Medicare HMO Preventative Dental Plan. Also make sure to select the correct plan year to get the most accurate list of providers.
After selecting the appropriate plan, enter a name, specialty, procedure or condition into the text box labelled "Who or what are you looking for?" and type in a ZIP code, city or state under the heading "Where?" explains the Aetna website. The page provides a list of commonly searched terms to assist you in selecting the appropriate keywords. Examples of search terms include "primary care provider," "CT scan," "mental health facilities" and "back pain." Click Search to load a list of providers who meet your search criteria.