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CoxHealth Center for Health Improvement: Smoking Cessation

July 22nd, 2021 in News

Smoking and other tobacco use puts you at risk for a number of chronic conditions, including heart and lung disease. And yet, it's a hard habit to break. That's why so many people describe it as a "two-headed monster," or an "800-pound gorilla waiting to jump." Read More

 

Summer Grilling Safety

July 15th, 2021 in News

Cox HealthPlans wants everyone to have a great summer spending time outside, barbecuing with friends and family. Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Read More

 

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

June 21st, 2021 in News

At Cox HealthPlans, we want to help our members understand the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine. Read More

 

Tips for Preventing High Blood Pressure

June 18th, 2021 in News

Cox Healthplans (CHP) makes wellness a priority for members. As such, preventing high blood pressure can help lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. Read More

 

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June 10th, 2021 in News

For Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the CDC has provided several warning signs to assist you and your family to identify when you may need to visit your primary care physician about Alzheimer’s disease. To get setup with a primary care physician, call 269-INFO or visit this link https://www.coxhealth.com/services/primary-care/ for more information. Read More

 

Summer Skin Protection Tips

May 7th, 2021 in News

With the weather getting warmer, many of us are ready to dive right into the great outdoors. However, spending so much time under the sun can be very harsh on your skin. Follow these tips to keep your skin healthy and happy. Read More

 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 5th, 2021 in News

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Read More

 

Name Change for Diplomat Specialty and Infusion Pharmacies

May 5th, 2021 in News

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is changing its name to Optum Specialty Pharmacy, and Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group is becoming Optum Infusion Pharmacy. Read More

 

Seeking Care During COVID-19

April 4th, 2021 in News

Even with COVID-19 being in the forefront of our daily lives, other medical needs and illnesses still call for prompt attention. At Cox HealthPlans, we want to ensure you have access to the care you need. From in person care to virtual visits, know that we have options to fit your comfort level. Read More

 

2021 Special Enrollment Period Access Extended to August 15 on Healthcare.gov for Marketplace Coverage

March 24th, 2021 in News

President Biden announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending access to the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) until August 15 – giving consumers additional time to take advantage of new savings through the American Rescue Plan. Read More

 

HHS Announces Marketplace Special Enrollment Period for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

February 10th, 2021 in News

In accordance with the Executive Order issued by President Biden, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals and families for Marketplace coverage in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Read More

 

Make Heart Health Part of Your Self-Care Routine

February 9th, 2021 in News

February is American Heart Month! At Cox HealthPlans, we believe in supporting each other to improve overall health and wellness. Here are some facts, tips, and resources to improve your heart health from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Read More

 

Versatile Veggies: The Benefits of Adding More to Your Diet

February 9th, 2021 in News

Increasing vegetable and fruit intake can help lead to lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, lower risk of eye and digestive problems, and have a positive effect on blood sugar Read More

 

Heart Disease Prevention Tips

February 3rd, 2021 in News

The following healthy lifestyle tips can help reduce your risk for heart disease. Read More

 

Returning to Work: Keeping yourself and others safe from COVID-19

January 15th, 2021 in News

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing, and after using others’ or shared equipment. Read More

 

Working Remotely During COVID-19: Maintaining Your Health & Wellness

January 15th, 2021 in News

An unforeseen change occurred in 2020 for many employees, as they quickly shifted from routines of working in bustling offices to isolated desks within their homes. Read More

 

New CoxHealth Nixa Facility Now Open

December 15th, 2020 in News

Patients are now being seen at CoxHealth Nixa, which opened its doors on Dec. 14. Read More

 

Time to Evaluate 2021 Health Plans

December 2nd, 2020 in News

Matt Aug, President of Cox HealthPlans, shared his valuable insight in an article for the Springfield Business Journal about the importance of planning and reviewing your health coverage options for the upcoming year. Read More

 

Health Benefits of Peppermint

December 1st, 2020 in News

Feeling added stress this holiday season? Read on to learn more about the benefits of peppermint along with a recipe for a soothing cup of healthy peppermint hot chocolate to help ease things like headaches, sleepiness, and stuffed sinuses this holiday season. Read More

 

How to Protect Yourself & Others from COVID-19

November 2nd, 2020 in News

With cooler temperatures in conjunction with flu season and COVID-19, it is important to protect yourself and others from illness. The following tips from the Centers for Disease Control can help keep you and your family safe this flu season. Read More

 
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