Health education and programs for Cal MediConnect members

At Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, we want to help keep you and your family healthy. We also believe that the more informed you are, the better you can manage your health. We have numerous programs and services dedicated to your health education. You can find resources for staying fit, managing chronic conditions (like asthma or high blood pressure), and maintaining a healthy weight. We can also help you find classes, counseling, and support groups.

 

Health and wellness programs for our members

Wellvolution: Personalized programs for health and well-being

You deserve a lifestyle plan made just for you. We will help you find a digital or in-person program that fits your needs – and we will pay for it. There are over 60 programs available through Wellvolution®.

These include programs that can help you prevent or treat and reverse chronic conditions. You may also qualify for a wearable device or a live coach to help you:

  • Reduce your risk for disease
  • Reverse chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes
  • Reduce your reliance on medications
  • Manage stress
  • Eat healthier
  • Lose weight
  • Sleep better
  • Exercise more
  • Quit smoking

Find a program that fits your lifestyle

 

SilverSneakers fitness program

SilverSneakers is a comprehensive program that can improve balance, energy, and overall well-being and social connections. Designed for all levels and abilities, SilverSneakers provides convenient access to our nationwide fitness network, a variety of programming options and activities beyond the gym that incorporate physical well-being and social interaction.

Learn more and enroll

 

Disease management program

For asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, and diabetes

Care Management Programs — These programs provide you with education to better manage your condition(s). Our nurse works with you and your doctor to help you stay healthy and to avoid the hospital. Your nurse gives you support and education. They also help coordinate your care and to get all your preventive health screenings. You can call to speak with our team at (855) 905-3825 [TTY: 711], 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week, and ask any questions.

Care Management has the three programs available for our members. Complex Care Management assists members with chronic condition.  The Disease Management Programs help members with the following conditions: asthma, chronic lung disease, congestive heart failure, and diabetes. The Transitions of Care Program helps members after they leave the hospital to make sure that the member has scheduled a visit with their healthcare provider and have all of their healthcare needs (i.e. medical equipment, medication) upon leaving the hospital.

This program provides you with education to better manage your condition. Our nurse works with you and your doctor to help you stay healthy and to avoid the hospital. Your nurse gives you support and education. They also help coordinate your care and to get all your preventive health screenings. You can call to speak with our team at (855) 905-3825 [TTY: 711], 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week, and ask any questions.

 

Health education materials

Our health education brochures provide you with information on how to stay healthy and manage your conditions. Brochures are available on the following topics: alcohol and substance use disorders, asthma, alternative medicine, diabetes, family planning, pregnancy, breastfeeding and parenting, high blood pressure, nutrition and weight management, immunizations, smoking cessation, and many more.

Find health education brochures

Preventive health guidelines

Review preventive health guidelines and recommended immunization schedules for Medicare members. These guidelines are based on the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Download Preventive health guidelines, English (PDF, 82KB)

Download Preventive health guidelines, Spanish (PDF, 82KB)

Health videos

You can watch videos on health topics like cardiovascular, respiratory heath, diabetes, cancer, wellness, general health and more available in several languages. Videos are provided by Krames on Demand.

Watch health videos

Living Well Information Line

Call our Living Well Information Line to get answers to your questions about cholesterol, weight management, exercise, healthy eating, and diabetes. Call (855) 905-3825 (TTY: 711), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, and ask for the Health Education Department.

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Page last updated: 9/30/2019

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