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


Pharmacy Benefit Manager Name Change

August 20th, 2020 in News

Cox HealthPlans uses EnvisionRx to manage your pharmacy benefits. On September 1, EnvisionRx will change its name to Elixir. Read More


AAAHC Accreditation Announcement

July 31st, 2020 in News

Cox HealthPlans is pleased to announce our recently awarded 3‐year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Read More


Cloth Face Coverings & Masking

July 10th, 2020 in News, Other

Cloth face coverings are recommended as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the cloth face covering coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice. This is called source control. Read More


Have you accessed your Cox HealthPlans Member Portal?

May 12th, 2020 in News

Cox HealthPlans (CHP) offers an online portal to our members. The portal allows members to access the following features. Read More


CoxHealth Joins Plasma Clinical Trial with Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2020 in News

CoxHealth has joined a national clinical trial initiated by the Mayo Clinic to learn how convalescent plasma may help treat patients suffering from COVID-19. The health system is currently treating its first patient with the developing method of treatment. Read More


Notice of Accreditation

April 27th, 2020 in News

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CoxHealth Completes New COVID Unit

April 20th, 2020 in News, Other

In just two weeks, a new unit for COVID-19 patients came to life at Cox South. We are grateful for all of the individuals and organizations who helped make this a reality. While we are hopeful it’s never needed, we are so glad to have it as a resource for patients in our community should it be necessary. Click below for a video tour of the facilities inside: Read More


What is an Advance Directive?

April 10th, 2020 in News

Advance Directives are legal documents that allow you to give directions about your future medical care in the event you become mentally or physically unable to communicate your wishes. Read More


Letter to Providers

April 9th, 2020 in News, Other

This letter is in response to the Cox HealthPlans provider survey. Concerns indicated in the survey that fall outside of the roles of Cox HealthPlans are addressed here. Read More


Cox HealthPlans President, Matt Aug, Speaks On Insurance Companies' Stance on COVID-19

April 9th, 2020 in News, Other

Matt Aug, President of Cox HealthPlans, recently spoke to the Springfield Business Journal about the processes Health Insurance companies are utilizing when working with COVID-19 related claims. Read More


Working from Home – Tips during COVID-19

April 6th, 2020 in News, Other

If you are used to going into work, you may miss opportunities for regular social interaction and connection with co-workers. Read More


Pharmacy Prior Authorization (PA) Extension

April 1st, 2020 in News

As we all deal with the unknowns of the current situation, Cox HealthPlans continues to look for ways to help relieve unnecessary stress and hardship to our members. Read More


CoxHealth to Build “Hospital” within a Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

March 31st, 2020 in News, Other

In a little under 2 weeks’ time, a new hospital – within a hospital – will be constructed within Cox South. A floor of the medical center will be rebuilt into a ward-style area for patients suffering from COVID-19. This will augment CoxHealth’s existing resources and beds to support these potential patients. The new hospital will offer greater opportunities to care for patients, as they will be located in large, open areas as opposed to individual rooms. Read More


Coronavirus Scams – FTC Tips on How to Protect Your Personal Information

March 23rd, 2020 in News

With the current situation, it is important to inform and protect those most vulnerable to Coronavirus scams with guidance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Per the FTC, Coronavirus scammers are using e-mails, texts, calls and social media to retrieve personal information. Read More


Handwashing Health

March 20th, 2020 in News

One of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick is by washing your hands often. Read More


COVID-19 Updates from CoxHealth

March 19th, 2020 in News, Other

CoxHealth has provided a few videos from their physicians to help explain the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how you can use Virtual Visits if showing symptoms of illness. Read More


CoxHealth Offers Free Virtual Visits for COVID-19

March 18th, 2020 in News, Other

CoxHealth is offering free Virtual Visits to people experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (fever over 100.4, cough and shortness of breath) starting Monday, March 16 and ending March 30, 2020. Read More


Immunity Boosting Smoothie Recipe

March 9th, 2020 in News

With flu season in high gear, it is essential for one to think about ways to boost their immune systems. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a vitamin your body needs to form blood vessels, cartilage, muscle, and collagen in bones. Vitamin C is also vital to your body's healing process and can help with boosting your body’s immune system. Read More

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