Are you one of the 105 million American adults suffering from high cholesterol? Not sure what to do to lower your levels? Our Cholesterol Management program can help you.
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made in the liver and found in certain foods, such as dairy products (whole milk), eggs and meat. The body needs a certain amount of cholesterol. However, elevated cholesterol levels can cause issues. High cholesterol, also called hyperlipidemia, has been linked to many serious diseases including:
The Cholesterol Management program offers participants tools and support to make the lifestyle changes necessary to lower their cholesterol levels. Lowering cholesterol levels is one important way to help you avoid serious health issues.
The program is available to any member 18 years or older who has been identified as having high cholesterol through a medical or pharmacy claim. If you or a covered family member is eligible to participate in the program, you will receive a letter in the mail along with educational materials and a request to complete a simple survey online or over the phone. If you suffer from high cholesterol, you can also self-enroll by calling us today.
Enroll online through your Personal Health Record or call 800-334-7287 today to participate in the program. Please note that not all members are eligible to participate. To access your Personal Health Record, log into My Health Toolkit® and click "Personal Health Record."
As a participant, you may receive*:
Cholesterol Management does not replace the medical care you receive from your doctor. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.
Please note: Not all members have access to this feature. Check your benefit booklet or contact the benefits coordinator in your company’s Human Resources department to see if you can take advantage of this program.
*Contents of the participant program materials are subject to change.