The company's claims administrator, Anthem, offer health care management programs to help you maintain your health, control chronic conditions, and understand treatment options to discuss with your physician.
Disease Management Services
If you or one of your dependents has asthma, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary artery disease or congestive heart failure, starting on the road to better health is just a phone call away. Health Management Corporation (HMC), a subsidiary of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, offers valuable tools and information to help you manage your condition, including: 24-hour toll-free access to registered nurses; a health evaluation and consultation, as needed; and helpful educational materials on prevention, self-management and lifestyle factors. Members with chronic conditions who may benefit from these services will be contacted by HMC, or they may call HMC directly at 1-800-216-4620 and request information.
WellBeing - Helping You Stay Healthy
Health conditions that may not seem very serious today may lead to greater health complications in the future. WellBeing is an individualized health support program designed to help manage factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and weight in order to reduce the likelihood of developing more serious conditions like diabetes or heart disease. Members who may benefit from these services will be contacted by HMC or they may call HMC directly at 1-800-216-4620 and request information.
Anthem's website — www.anthem.com offers:
- Focused communications relevant to your health situation;
- Information about prevention, health screenings and reduction of risks such as obesity and high cholesterol;
- Personalized Internet tools; and
- Self-management training to help you minimize the impact of an acute/chronic illness such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.