DISEASE MANAGEMENT

Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. These diseases also cause major limitations in daily living for almost 1 out of 10 Americans or about 25 million people. Our Disease Management services provide you with an innovative, proactive method of managing and supporting members with chronic medical conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes
  • Emotional Health

Patient education and support are the cornerstones of this program, with results being our focus. The following methods are designed to improve the long-term health of members and to conserve benefit dollars:

  • encourage and support lifestyle modifications
  • structure goal-oriented patient and family education related to disease process and complications
  • provide disease-specific brochures
  • regular contact with our Registered Nurses
  • provide quarterly aggregate reports
  • provide care coordination
  • access to alternative and community resources
  • individualized care plans
  • compliance with treatment plan
  • creation of individualized goals
  • promotion of self management and problem solving skills
  • methods of stress reduction
  • focus on quality of life

Our Care Management team will provide you and your members with a quality Disease Management program that will improve overall health, decrease absenteeism, and save benefit dollars.