2022 Member Satisfaction Results

September 27th, 2022 in News

Member feedback is essential to help us improve, which is why each year Cox HealthPlans (CHP) conducts a member satisfaction survey to gain feedback from our members. The annual member satisfaction survey for benefit plan year 2021 has been completed. Survey invitations were sent out via email to members in our Marketplace, Individual, Group, and CoxHealth employee plans in early July and the survey was available for one month. Read More


Risks of High Blood Pressure

September 12th, 2022 in News

High blood pressure has been referred to as the “silent killer” because while it may not have obvious symptoms initially, the risk of health problems related to high blood pressure increase dramatically over time. Getting your blood pressure checked by your doctor is an easy step in the right direction to ensure you are staying healthy. Read More


Detecting Cervical Cancer

September 3rd, 2022 in News

Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix, which is located at the lowest part of the uterus. Early signs of cancer can be detected with a pap test (or pap smear). This is when a doctor takes a sample of cells from the cervix during an exam and checks to see if the cells are normal, or if there are any cancerous or precancerous cells present. Your doctor may also test for HPV (human papillomavirus) since some strains of HPV can increase the risk of developing cervical cancer. Read More


Chat With Us

August 24th, 2022 in News

Talk to a representative using Cox HealthPlans’ Live Chat feature that appears at the bottom of your screen on any page of our website. Read More


Stay Safe During Heat Waves

August 5th, 2022 in News

Recent heat waves have caused dangerously high temperatures across the country, leading to higher risks of heat-related illnesses. Follow these tips to help you stay safe during heat waves. Read More


988: The New Mental Health Crisis Lifeline

July 19th, 2022 in News

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a network of independent crisis centers across the US that are prepared to help people experiencing mental health distress 24/7. The Lifeline is a free, confidential, accessible care resource for anyone. Read More


Specialist Referrals

July 19th, 2022 in News

When you are a member of a Cox HealthPlans health plan, you do not need a referral in order to make an appointment with a specialist. This is different from other health plans that may require your primary doctor to make a referral to a specialist before you can schedule a visit. Read More


Getting Started with Advance Care Planning

June 29th, 2022 in News

Advance care planning means making decisions about the healthcare you would want if you were facing a medical crisis and were unable to speak for yourself. Read More


New Patient Portal for CoxHealth Patients

June 13th, 2022 in News

The new CoxHealth patient portal and app called CoxHealthNow officially launches on June 14th. Current CoxHealth patient portal users will be automatically transferred into the new system. Simply log in to CoxHealthNow as you normally would when accessing your patient portal. Read More


COVID-19 Booster for Children

June 3rd, 2022 in News

Children ages 5 to 11 are now eligible to receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine after at least 5 months since receiving their initial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series. Read More


Screening for Breast Cancer

May 23rd, 2022 in News

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosis in women in the US. With the number of new cases increasing every year, it is important to know about the risk factors and screening techniques that can help your doctor detect cancer early. Read More


CoxHealth Clinics with Expanded Hours

May 11th, 2022 in News

Great news! These CoxHealth clinics have expanded hours to help serve patients better. Click the links below for more information and directions. Read More


World Immunization Week

May 3rd, 2022 in News

The last week of April is World Immunization Week – when we take time to recognize the vaccines that help protect people around the world and promote long life for all. Immunizations are invaluable for protecting us from vaccine-preventable diseases. This is especially important for diseases that have no cure, such as polio. The more people who get vaccinated against a disease, the closer we come to eliminating it. For example, smallpox has been eliminated due to widespread immunization efforts. Read More


Get Active

April 15th, 2022 in News

According to, only 20% of U.S. adults and adolescents get the recommended amount of physical activity. Currently, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity activity each week, as well as muscle-strengthening activities 2 days per week. Read More


Prevent Problems by Managing Diabetes

April 1st, 2022 in News

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it is important to properly monitor and manage your health in order to prevent related health conditions from developing. Common problems that can develop from poorly managed diabetes include: Read More


What To Know About Getting a Colonoscopy

March 21st, 2022 in News

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National Kidney Month

March 8th, 2022 in News

March is National Kidney Month, so it’s a great time to learn more about our kidneys and how to keep them healthy. Read More


Reducing Sodium in Your Diet

February 21st, 2022 in News

Watching your sodium intake is important for your health. Eating large amounts of salty foods can make the body hold onto extra water, which can cause blood pressure to rise. It can be especially important to be aware of salt if you are someone who has high blood pressure already, also called hypertension. Controlling your blood pressure can help keep from causing added stress on your heart which can lead to other health problems.  Read More


Stress Management for Heart Health

February 11th, 2022 in News

February is American Heart Month, and this year we want to focus on managing stress for a healthy heart. Read More


Grapefruit Interactions With Some Medications

February 7th, 2022 in News

Grapefruits are a popular choice for those looking for healthy snack options in the new year. However, grapefruits and grapefruit juice can interact with certain medications. Read More

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