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Health Plan Provider Resources

For County Employees Who Are Kaiser Members:

http://my.kp.org/ca/alamedacounty

kaiser web site

Disease Prevention and Health Education

  • Get the boost you need to make healthy changes with a health class. (Classes vary by location and some classes may require a fee.)
  • Listen for better health with downloadable podcasts on a variety of subjects from lowering stress to sleeping better.
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs— A personalized online program to reach your health goals. Provides support to lose weight, manage chronic conditions, quit smoking, and more. Includes a total health assessment.
  • Tools and calculators to help identify your healthy weight, how many calories you burn, and more.

Member discount programs

  • Get reduced rates on 10,000 Steps® Pedometer Program and complementary care services such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, and massage

Answers to Health Questions

  • Health encyclopedia is a convenient and trustworthy way to take care of your health and the health of your family.
  • Know the safety and effectiveness of medicines with our drug encyclopedia and natural medicines database.
  • Watch videos on caring for a new baby, diabetes, asthma, and more.

For County Employees Who Are UHC/Pacificare HMO Members:

http://www.pacificare.com/alameda

pacificare web site

24-hour Nurse Line & Audio Library

You can call 1-866-PHS-Health (1-866-747-4325) from anywhere in the United States (including Guam) anytime, and listen to prerecorded health topics. Members also have the option of being connected to a licensed registered nurse on our *24-Hour Nurse Line.

Disease Management Programs

These programs are conducted in coordination with your physician’s care. Condition include: Cancer, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma, Depression, and Diabetes.

Take Charge of Your Health Programs

These self-directed education programs focus on self-care and lifestyle changes and are intended to complement your physician's care:

  • Stop Smoking
  • Taking Charge of Asthma
  • Taking Charge of Diabetes
  • Taking Charge of Your Doctor Visit
  • Taking Charge of Your Heart Health

Healthy Mind Healthy Body e-newsletter

Online Wellness Resources

  • Health Coaching to help manage smoking cessation, weight loss, stress, diabetes, and heart-healthy lifestyles.
  • Personal Health Record (PHR)
  • Health Assessment to help determine your potential health risks.

Health Discount Program

PacifiCare Perks provide savings on a range of health and fitness activities, products and services in the following areas: health & safety for moms and kids, smoking cessation, weight and fitness, vision care, hearing care & services, and chiropractic and acupuncture.

For County Employees Who Are United Healthcare PPO Members:

http://www.uhc.com

united health web site

Disease Management and Prevention Programs - Benefits include:

  • Health education support
    Use NurseLineSM or our live Nurse Chat to get answers about non-urgent medical issues, medication interactions or advice on when to see your doctor.
  • Assessment
    Receive personalized risk assessments for 20+ chronic conditions including asthma, diabetes, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease.
  • Education
    Learn self-care skills, get coaching on risk avoidance and find in-depth condition information.
  • Care management
    Certified nurses will help identify potential gaps in your treatment plan and make sure you understand your physician’s care instructions.
  • Care CoordinationSM
    Nurses connect you with community agencies that can offer support or assistance with your treatment option, or help you manage multiple diseases.
  • Longitudinal case management
    If you have a severe condition, a team of nurses will provide individualized coaching and support over time.

Online Wellness Programs – Benefits include:

  • Personal Health Assessment
  • Take Action self-directed coaching programs. Topics include: Smoking Cessation, Diabetes Lifestyle, Heart Healthy Lifestyle and more.
  • Healthy Mind Healthy Body Newsletter

Health Discount Program

  • Member health discount program helps you save 5 to 50 percent on many products and services including weight loss programs, fitness clubs, smoking cessation programs, and more.

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