It pays to have COVA HealthAware!

Learn how COVA HealthAware can help you save up to 90% on your monthly premiums and provides a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help pay for out of pocket expenses.

Then see how COVA HealthAware can work for your unique lifestyle.

Discover how COVA HealthAware
covers you better

COVA HealthAware offers a suite of online tools and resources designed to provide you with expert care and cost-savings. Explore what’s available, below:

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Take charge of your benefits. With your 24/7 secure web access, you can manage benefits and claims, connect to care, complete your health assessment, start a wellness program and much more!

Alex — Your interactive benefits counselor

“Alex” — the Commonwealth’s interactive benefits counselor — can help you figure out what plan may work best for you and your family. Alex asks you a series of questions and will provide plan recommendations based on your answers.

To learn more about the plan options available to Commonwealth of Virginia employees, visit ALEX at external link

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Coverage 101

Get to know the features of your plan, access common forms, and learn more about the benefits COVA HealthAware can provide you and your family.


COVA HealthAware brochure

Features and highlights of the plan
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Aetna Health Digital Reference Guide

A reference guide on how to navigate your Aetna Member Website and Aetna Health App
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Employee Assistance Program

Find out more information on Aetna Resources for Living
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Find out more information on Teladoc telemedicine services.
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It pays to shop for better care. Choose high-quality, convenient, in-network locations for common medical care and earn a reward every time you save. Find out more information on how to get rewarded for making informed, cost-conscious decisions at external link.

COVA HealthAware member handbook

Find out more detailed information on the plan at the DHRM Active Employees site external link. Scroll down to Member Handbooks then select COVA HealthAware.

HRA proration overview

Proration schedule and FAQs for events that occur after the plan year begins
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Common Aetna Forms

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Medicare retiree HRA reimbursement form

Retirees on a COVA coordinating Medicare plan with HRA funds remaining from their prior COVA HealthAware plan can use this form to request reimbursement of Medicare plan premium costs and out-of-pocket health care expenses.
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Flu shot incentive credit

Eligible members may submit this form to receive the HRA credit for flu vaccinations received outside of the health program.
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The website reflects new plan year information effective July 1, 2024. To review the current 2023-2024 plan information, please click the button below.

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