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Aetna® Better Care Rewards

Get rewarded for focusing on your health! You can earn Aetna Better Care Rewards by completing healthy activities like annual screenings, wellness exams and more.

What can I use my rewards for?

What can I use my rewards for?

In 2024, all earned rewards will be loaded on a gift card. You can use your gift card to shop in store or online at participating retailers. 

How do I earn rewards?

How do I earn rewards?

You'll earn rewards after you complete one of the healthy activities listed below. Register for the rewards program through the Aetna Medicaid portal and select the option to redeem the earned rewards. By redeeming the reward, a gift card will be sent to the address you provided.


Additional earned rewards will be loaded onto the same card each time you complete a qualifying activity and redeem the reward in the member portal. 

Earn rewards in 2024 for staying on top of your health.

With the Aetna Better Care Rewards program, you can earn rewards for living a healthy life. Here are ways you can earn rewards on your gift card!


Effective dates: January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024


Annual visits

  • Annual well care visit (PCP): $25 ages 20+
  • Annual well child visit: $25 ages 3-21
  • Well child visits: $10
    • Eight well child visits in the first 30 months of life (6 or more visits in the first 15 months of life, plus 2 additional visits by 30 months)


  • Cervical cancer screening: $25
    • Women ages 21-64 who have a Pap smear can earn this reward once every 3 years or women ages 30-64 who have HPV testing or HPV/Pap smear co-testing can earn this reward once every 5 years.
  • Breast cancer screening: $25 ages 50-74
    • Reward can be earned once every 2 years


Diabetes care visits

  • HbA1c control (<8.0%)*: $25 ages 18-75
  • Controlled high blood pressure**: $25 ages 18-75


Immunizations for children and adolescents

  • Childhood immunizations:
    • $30 for members who complete the below vaccines by their 2nd birthday:
      • Four diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP)
      • Three polio (IPV)
      • Three hepatitis B (Hep B)
      • One measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
      • Three haemophilus influenza type B (HIB)
      • One chicken pox (VZV)
      • Four pneumococcal conjugates (PCV)
    • Additional $25 for members who complete all above vaccines, plus the vaccines shown below, by their 2nd birthday:
      • One hepatitis A (Hep A)
      • Two or three rotaviruses (RV)
      • Two influenza vaccines (Flu)


  • Adolescent immunizations: $20 per vaccine (max. $60) for members who complete all required vaccines between 11-13 years of age.
    • One dose of meningococcal vaccine
    • One tetanus
    • Diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine; and
    • Two or three dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series by their 13th birthday

HPV series counts as one reward event.



  • Health Risk Screening: $20
    • Complete by paper, online or by phone within 60 days of enrollment


Controlled blood pressure

  • Blood pressure < 140/90: $25 ages 18–85
    • Members must have a diagnosis of hypertension (HTN)


Dental service (Child)

  • Annual child dental exam: $20
    • Ages under 21 who have comprehensive exam with a dental provider


Behavioral health follow-up appointments

  • Follow up after hospitalization for mental health
    • 7-day follow up: $30 ages 18+
    • 30-day follow up (8-30 days): $20 ages 18+
  • Follow up after ED visit for alcohol or drug use
    • 7-day follow up: $30 ages 18+
    • 30-day follow up (8-30 days): $20 ages 18+
  • Follow up after treatment for substance use
    • 7-day follow up: $30 ages 18+
    • 30-day follow up (8-30 days): $20 ages 18+


Prenatal and postpartum doctor visits

  • Postpartum visit: $50
    • 1-12 weeks after delivery
  • Prenatal visit: $25
    • Within the first trimester or within 42 days of enrollment
  • Notification of pregnancy: $25
    • Completed by the end of second trimester


*Controlled HbA1c: diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes with a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) value of less than 8.0%

**Controlled Blood Pressure: systolic blood pressure below 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure below 90 mm Hg

Rewards are one per year unless otherwise stated.


To activate your gift card rewards and check for previously earned rewards, visit the Aetna Medicaid portal.


Card can only be used for Qualified Purchases indicated by your plan provider everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Card is issued by Sutton Bank, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Please contact your Program Sponsor directly for a full list of Qualified Purchases. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa, U.S.A. Inc. All other trademarks and service marks belong to their respective owners. No Cash or ATM Access. Terms and conditions apply, contact your Plan Provider for details.

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