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Healthy News You Need to Know

Generic vs. Name Brand Drugs

July 28th, 2016 in News, Other

With prescriptions, you have the choice between generic and name brand drugs. Some plans offer better coverage for generic drugs, whereas others offer coinsurance, copayments or coverage that only applies after your deductible is met. You’ll want to evaluate at what level your prescriptions are covered, and how expensive they are, to determine if you need better coverage for prescriptions. Read More

 

Summer BBQ Recipes

July 20th, 2016 in News

Looking for summer time BBQ ideas? Try some Kansas City style pork ribs or smoky grilled chicken. Read More

 

Beach Getaway - Only Thirty Miles Away

July 13th, 2016 in News

Moonshine Beach Recreation Area is a very popular sandy swimming beach along the shores of Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO. Unlike the smaller swimming areas at the campgrounds surrounding Table Rock Lake, Moonshine beach is spacious enough to make visitors forget they are actually on a lake and not at the ocean. Read More

 

Girls Just Wanna Run

July 8th, 2016 in News

This year Rick’s Automotive will be presenting the Girls Just Wanna Run 5K+10K. The run will take place on July 16th at 7:30, located at Cox North Fountain Plaza at Lynn and Jefferson in Springfield. Read More

 

Independence Day Events and Firework Shows

June 30th, 2016 in News

Make your 4th of July a blast in Springfield. Enjoy a holiday of independence with the Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade & Celebration, Fireworks at the Field or Life 360's free event, Freedom Fest. Read More

 

Springfield Area Biking Trails

June 23rd, 2016 in News

Looking for fun and adventurous outdoor activities for your summer days? Springfield has a growing network of 68 miles of greenway trails, and 72 miles of on-street bike routes. Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans is proud to sponsor the Redbirds Baseball Team

June 22nd, 2016 in News

The Redbird team currently has a 7-4 record and their famous team name was inspired by the St. Louis Cardinals whom many of the players favor. Go Redbirds! Read More

 

CHP Blood Drive – Racin’ to Save Lives

June 17th, 2016 in News, Other

Cox HealthPlans and CoxHealth Network will once again be taking part in the annual Racin' to Save Lives 2016 Blood Drive competition between CoxHealth & Mercy. Read More

 

Springfield Community Gardens

June 9th, 2016 in News

Looking for a rewarding way to give back to the community? Or maybe your neighborhood lacks a sustainable source for healthy, low-cost food? Either way, Springfield Community Gardens (SCG) can help. Read More

 

Summer Smoothie Recipes

June 2nd, 2016 in News

Need a cool down for summer? Try some of these healthy and refreshing smoothies. Read More

 

CoxHealth Urgent Care

May 26th, 2016 in Other

CoxHealth Urgent Care is your one-stop facility for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Using an Urgent Care is likely to be less costly as opposed to using an Emergency Room. Read More

 

Picnic Ideas

May 19th, 2016 in Other

Are you stuck in an eating-out rut? Try some of these fun picnic ideas with your friends and family! Read More

 

Summertime Water Safety

May 12th, 2016 in Other

Summer is not complete without water-filled activities. This is a great way to cool off and have fun during the sweltering heat, but you should keep these tips in mind as you put on your sunscreen and head to the lake or pool: Read More

 

Summer Child Care

May 4th, 2016 in News

As the school year comes to an end, you might be wondering how your children will spend their days while you are hard at work. Below are some great day camp options to keep your kiddos safe and active while they are away from the class room. Read More

 

How to Find an In-Network Provider

April 28th, 2016 in News, Other

Within our service area, we have a list of qualified providers that you can use for your health care needs. If you need help locating a provider in our coverage area you can call our Member Service Department at (417)269-2900 or toll free at (800)205-7665. Read More

 

Fresh Salad Recipes

April 21st, 2016 in Other

Everyone needs more fruits and vegetables in their diet, and with summer right around the corner, these ingredients are fresh and easily available. Dig into one of these delicious salads to give your body the nutrients it deserves! Read More

 

CHP Supports & Participates In The Annual Heart Walk Of The AMA

April 19th, 2016 in News

The annual Heart Walk to support the American Heart Association was held on Saturday, April 16th. Well over 1,000 people came out to walk to help raise awareness for cardiovascular disease. Cox HealthPlans is a proud supporter and participant in the event every year. Thank you to all those who participated and supported this great event. Read More

 

CoxHealth Plans - 2016 Heart Walk

April 18th, 2016 in News

The 4 person “Heart Scramble” was held Monday April 11th Fremont Hills Country Club. Weather was perfect and we had a great turnout. Because of the player participation and the charitable contributions, we were able to raise $2,000 for the 2016 Heart Walk. Thank you to all those who played and/or supported the tournament. We look forward to an even bigger and better tournament next year. Read More

 

Tornado Safety Tips

April 14th, 2016 in News

Warmer weather is coming our way, and with it comes the season for severe weather. Living in the Ozarks means that this severe weather includes thunderstorms, hail, and the chance of tornados. Below, we have put together a handy list of tips to keep in mind as the storms blow in. Read More

 

Gardening Is Healthy? It’s True!

April 7th, 2016 in Other

Bright white and purple pansies, rich red geranium hanging baskets, and majestic hot house roses make a smile come to the face. It’s that small smile that makes all the hard work of gardening worth the time. Gardens don’t just make a beautiful or productive yard; they also benefit your health! Read More

 
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