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Healthy News You Need to Know

5 Money Saving Back-to-School Shopping Tips

August 10th, 2015 in News

It’s August. The time for early morning wake-up routines, rushing to get to the school bus on time, and remembering when to pick your kids up is right around the corner. The following 5 back-to-school shopping tips may make this hectic transition a little easier on your wallet: Read More

 

Easy School Sandwiches

July 28th, 2015 in News

With the stresses of back-to-school planning right around the corner, the following are a few delicious sandwich recipes to help make school lunch preparation easier. Read More

 

Heat Stroke Signs & Symptoms

July 16th, 2015 in News

Sweating too much? Shortness of breath? Can’t eat enough ice cream? What exactly are the signs and symptoms of a heat stroke and how do you know? The following facts and figures will help you and your loved ones know what to do and when to get help. Read More

 

Independence Day Deserts

July 1st, 2015 in News

Need fun and festive desserts for your 4th of July celebration? The following are healthy recipes to help you and your family celebrate Independence Day right! Read More

 

Healthy Summer Drink Recipes

June 23rd, 2015 in News

Has the summer heat left you parched? Don’t sweat it! The following simple summer drink recipes will help you beat the heat and put the pep back in your summer step in no time. Read More

 

Prenatal Fitness 101

June 12th, 2015 in News

Congratulations on your new baby! Have some concerns about health and fitness? The following may help you learn more about the benefits of prenatal exercises and gives step-by-step workout examples to get you started. Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans Sponsors 24th Annual Medical Mile

June 1st, 2015 in News

Cox HealthPlans is proud to have once again been a sponsor of the 24th Annual Medical Mile and 5K on May 30th. There was a great turnout in spite of the weather and nobody seemed to mind getting a little wet during the race! All proceeds benefited Children’s Miracle Network. Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans Employees Volunteer at Ozark's Food Harvest

May 27th, 2015 in News

On May 14, 2015, a team of Cox HealthPlans employees volunteered an evening to help those in need by sorting meals with Ozark's Food Harvest. Together with another volunteer group, there were 8,700 pounds of dry product sorted, which is equivalent to 7,250 meals for our neighbors in need! Read More

 

The Perfect Summer Tan: Is it Worth it?

May 14th, 2015 in News

The time for fun in the sun has finally arrived! You do your best to protect your family in the summer with a surplus of bug sprays, helmets, and water wings, so why not protect them from the sun? Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans Employees Support Harmony House

May 3rd, 2015 in News

As part of Cox HealthPlans’ ongoing commitment to helping serve our community, we recently provided much needed support to an incredible local organization, Harmony House. Cox HealthPlans’ employees pulled together and donated a large volume of clothing and personal hygiene products to the Harmony House. The Harmony House is a free, temporary housing shelter, advocacy and education center for survivors of domestic violence. They provide much needed hope and healing for our community. Cox HealthPlans is proud to support such a great cause. Read More

 

American Heart Association’s Heart Walk

April 13th, 2015 in News

On Saturday, April 11, Cox HealthPlans’ team “Heartfelt” participated in the annual American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to support those battling Heart disease and also to honor those who have lost their lives to heart disease. Read More

 

Things to Know about your 2014 Tax Return with Regards to your Health Insurance

January 14th, 2015 in News

The Affordable Care Act will impact your 2014 tax return as this law requires everyone to have health insurance or pay a penalty. Tax related questions should be discussed with your tax advisor when preparing your return. Some tax software programs may tell you that your health insurance company will provide you with a form that you must submit to show proof you had coverage. However, for the 2014 tax filing, you do not need to submit a form. Read More

 

Regularly Visiting a Primary Care Provider (PCP) is Beneficial for Adult Health

December 29th, 2014 in News

At Cox HealthPlans, it is our goal to help our members “think health forward”. In doing so, we want to remind you that regularly visiting a Primary Care Provider (PCP) is beneficial for adult health and wellness. Read More

 

2014 Thanksgiving Day 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk

December 3rd, 2014 in News

An estimated 7,600 runners and walkers took part in the 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, held November 27, 2014. The annual event is Springfield’s largest timed 5K race and the largest Thanksgiving Day 5K in Missouri, with proceeds benefiting Developmental Center of the Ozarks and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Scholarship Fund. Read More

 

Did you know it is Open Enrollment?

December 3rd, 2014 in News

A time you may shop and purchase health insurance without a qualifying event. Are you or someone you know in need of health insurance? Read More

 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 28th, 2014 in News

Cox HealthPlans team at the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Read More

 

New President and CEO Named for Cox HealthPlans

September 29th, 2014 in News

Beginning January 1, 2015, Matt Aug will be the new president and CEO of Cox HealthPlans. The Board of Directors unanimously voted for Aug to take the position after current president and CEO, Jeff Bond, announced on August 28th he will retire at the end of this year. Read More

 

Having a major life change? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

September 29th, 2014 in News

Thinking about moving, getting married or having a baby? When you make big decisions in life, you may also become eligible for health insurance coverage outside of Open Enrollment through a Special Enrollment Period. Read More

 
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