Do you or your office reports social determinants and accept Aetna Better Health members? Great news! Now according to an update sent to the physicians, the insurance plan will reimburse for certain Z codes that correspond to certain social determinants of health.
Some of these Social Determinants of Health include (not all included):
• Assistance reapplying for Medicaid benefits
• Transportation: ModivCare
• Cleaning: Pest control, carpet cleaning, house cleaning
• Housing Specialist: assist with housing searches, voucher applications, transitioning from institution to
• Member Advocates: assist with coordinating and access to community resources
• In-office care management support for provider or specialist visits
• Peer support specialist
• Disease management education
• Smoking cessation support services
The Z codes will be reimbursed when they are billed with code: G9919
Partial list of covered Z codes:
For full list of the covered Z codes that are covered, please click here.
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