To help our members maintain their health, we're sending health and wellness reminders to certain members this June.
Members with certain conditions
We will send letters to approximately 80,000 members with asthma, coronary artery disease, diabetes, and heart failure, to remind them about preventive services important to managing their health.
|Members with||Will receive information about|
|Asthma (ages 5+)||Medication to control asthma:
|Coronary artery disease (ages 18+)||
|Diabetes (ages 18+)||
|Heart failure (ages 18+)||Medication to improve heart function:
Mammography and colon screening
Members without one of the conditions listed above, but who are eligible for routine mammography or colon screening, will get a call, email, or text telling them of the importance of these services. We will send this communication to about 200,000 members.
|Members who did not have||And are eligible||Will receive a message about|
|Either a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy or FIT-DNA or fecal occult blood test during the measure period1||
||The importance of screening for colorectal cancer|
|A mammogram or digital breast tomosynthesis during measure period2||
||The importance of screening for breast cancer|
Please help reinforce these messages to your patients with these conditions, or who are eligible for screening services.
To view samples of the letters, log in to Provider Central, find this article in News>Clinical and Pharmacy, and open links to the adult and pediatric reminder letters.
To review the guidelines we use for our recommendations, log in and go to Clinical Resources>Clinical Programs & Information>Treatment Resources. Click on the appropriate condition and you’ll see links to nationally recognized treatment guidelines.