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Cost of care shouldn’t stand in the way of feeling better. Break down barriers to mental wellness with Aetna therapy insurance coverage for Talkspace and get flexible care from the comfort of your home.
Getting started with Talkspace & Aetna
a happier, healthier you.
Access a wide network of support
Access across all
Within days (on average) from signup and QuickMatch™, Talkspace’s highly qualified therapists and prescribers can deliver evidence-based clinical care in all 50 states.
Diverse network of therapists
Our expansive network covers 150+ areas of expertise, more than a third of our providers identify as BIPOC, and 30% experienced in LGBTQIA+ issues.
Highly qualified provider
Talkspace clinicians are fully trained, licensed, insured, credentialed, and certified according to NCQA standards.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Aetna cover mental health care?
Most plans offered by Aetna include some form of mental health service coverage. Depending on your insurance plan, you should be covered for therapy and psychiatry with Talkspace. You’ll also likely have coverage for medications related to diagnosed mental health conditions.
Does Aetna cover therapy?
The cost of therapy is typically covered under Aetna insurance plans. Aetna therapy coverage includes Talkspace online therapy. Aetna plans cover examinations and follow-up meetings with licensed mental health clinicians.
Disclaimer: While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2014 mandates that health plans cover mental health services, make sure to check with your insurance provider or review your policy details to learn more about your Aetna insurance therapy coverage.
Does Aetna cover depression?
Yes, Aetna provides mental health benefits that include coverage for depression. Those covered by an Aetna health plan have access to medication and therapy for depression.
Does Aetna cover anxiety?
Yes, Aetna provides mental health coverage which includes the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety. Depending on your specific plan, Aetna will cover the cost of Talkspace therapy and may cover medication for anxiety.
Does Aetna cover PTSD?
Yes, Aetna does cover the treatment of PTSD. They offer mental health coverage for members diagnosed with PTSD.
Does Aetna cover online therapy?
Aetna policies offer coverage for online treatment through Talkspace.This includes convenient and secure video chat, live video sessions (LVS), audio calls and text messaging tailored specifically toward helping manage symptoms associated with common psychological issues.
Does Aetna cover prescribed medication?
Aetna typically covers psychiatrist-prescribed medication when deemed medically necessary to treat a diagnosed condition or illness related to the patient’s mental health. Under an Aetna plan, your sessions with a Talkspace psychiatrist and prescribed treatment plan are covered; however, medication fulfillment and cost will depend on your local pharmacy. Over-the-counter medications aren’t included in this type of coverage. Talkspace providers do not prescribe controlled substances.
What types of therapy are covered by Aetna?
Aetna covers access to many therapy session plans and counseling services, so finding the most effective mental health treatment plan for your condition is simple. Talkspace offers many traditional types of therapy that fall under Aetna mental health coverage:
- Psychotherapy: Also known as talk therapy, psychotherapy is the umbrella term used to describe many techniques designed to address thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that aren’t useful or productive.
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): A form of talk therapy that helps you identify and then change unhelpful and unhealthy thought and behavior patterns. Online CBT can be done and covered with insurance by Talkspace.
- Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT): A type of talk therapy that focuses on intense emotions; commonly used for personality disorder treatment, such as borderline personality disorder treatment. If you’re interested in this type of therapy, you can get online DBT covered by Aetna through Talkspace.
Does Aetna cover couples therapy with Talkspace?
Yes, Aetna mental health benefits do cover multiple therapy approaches with Talkspace including couples therapy.