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Important Legal Information and Disclaimers

Blue Medicare HMO, Blue Medicare PPO, and Blue Medicare Rx (PDP) Members

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Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a part of life for many Medicare beneficiaries.

If you have congestive heart failure, we will provide you with education and resources to help you manage your health, including:

Member newsletters

Health Report card(s), listing recommended preventive screenings you may need:

  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Pneumonia vaccine
  • Annual wellness visit with PCP
  • Bone Mass Measurement
  • Breast Cancer Screening (women)
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diabetes Screenings (eye exam, A1c, nephropathy)
  • Depression Screening
  • Fall Prevention
  • Body Mass Index

You also have access to BlueConnect where you can view articles on health education, create action plans, sign up to participate in health challenges, and much more. Get started today!

Educational materials
You will receive a variety of educational materials designed to teach you more about living with CHF. These materials include specifics on tests, diet, exercise, medications, and symptom management. This information can also be taken for review and discussion with your health care provider.

Support from a registered nurse
Case Management Programs - In certain health situations, you may be eligible to work one-on-one with a case manager. For more information, visit Case Management Programs.

The Telephone Learning CenterTM (TLC) toll-free line gives you access to comprehensive medical information 24 hours a day. You can speak with a registered nurse for information on a wide array of health topics by calling 1-888-215-4069. If you are hearing impaired, you can be connected to a TTY line by dialing 711 (24 hours/day 7 days/week). Ask the TTY operator to connect you to the TLCSM1 Line (1-888-215-4069). For more information, visit the TLC page.

Online resources

Important Legal Information and Disclaimers

The information on this page is current as of 10/1/2016.

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