Aetna and Health Net Expanding in Covered California for 2024

In 2024, more Californians will have access to Aetna CVS Health and Health Net. Read about the changes below, and if you have any questions, give us a call.

What Is Aetna CVS Health and Where Is It Available?

Aetna CVS Health joined Covered California in 2023. The company offers affordable individual and family health plans that are compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ACA-compliant plans cover 10 essential benefits after the deductible is met, such as emergency services and hospitalization.

Currently, Aetna is available in these counties:

  • Sacramento
  • El Dorado
  • Yolo
  • Fresno
  • Kings
  • Madera
  • Placer

How Will Aetna Change?

In 2024, Aetna CVS Health will expand services to the following counties:

  • Contra Costa
  • Alameda

What Is Health Net and Where Is It Available?

Health Net is another option for affordable individual, family and Medi-Cal health care coverage. It’s the only Medi-Cal plan offering dental coverage in Los Angeles and Sacramento counties.

Health Net’s individual and family plans are called Ambetter plans. These plans are available through Covered California in the following counties:

  • Placer
  • Sacramento
  • Yolo
  • Los Angeles
  • Riverside
  • San Bernardino
  • Orange
  • San Diego
  • Kern

Note that Health Net is only available in certain zip codes in some of the above counties. You’ll find a complete list of plan availability here.

Health Net Medi-Cal plans are offered in these counties:

  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Kern
  • San Joaquin
  • Sacramento
  • Stanislaus
  • Tulare

How Will Health Net Change?

In 2024, Health Net will begin offering services in Imperial County.

What This Means for You

You might consider switching to Aetna or Health Net once they reach your county if you’re unsatisfied with your current plan or need to enroll in a Covered California plan. Both companies have a history of providing quality, affordable health coverage.

For example, Aetna is one of the largest health insurance providers, with over 100 years of experience. Health Net has served Californians for over 40 years and has 3 million members in the state.

Get Ready to Enroll Today

Whether you’re interested in Aetna CVS Health, Health Net or other health care plans, now is the time to explore. You can learn about various health insurance carriers and metallic plan benefits on our site to prepare for a quick and easy open enrollment period.

Have you experienced a qualifying life event recently? If so, you don’t have to wait for the open enrollment period to start. You can apply for health insurance today.

Regardless of your situation, we aim to make the enrollment and application process as simple as possible. Using our online tool, you can get a free quote in seconds.

Get your quote today for the most affordable Covered California health plans available, or contact us for assistance.

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