Understand Your Benefits - The Importance of Preventive Care
In this time of change for health benefit plans, it's important to take a proactive approach in managing your health and healthcare costs. Having an annual preventive wellness visit with your healthcare provider is the first step in maximizing your benefits and toward knowing your health status and steps you can take to be healthy and manage your health.
Our Healthy You! wellness benefit is a feature of each Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi benefit plan and provides our members with annual preventive care services and the opportunity to have a quality conversation about their health with a Network Provider. Our Healthy You! wellness benefit and preventive care services are provided to covered members at no out-of-pocket cost and include screenings specifically for your age and gender, as well as certain immunizations. Learn more about our Healthy You! wellness benefit here.
Establishing a partnership with your Network Provider through annual wellness visits can also help you manage your health, healthcare costs and identify any health conditions before they become serious. Your Network Provider can also help you develop a plan to maintain or improve your health through lifestyle changes. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi has developed a comprehensive network of healthcare providers you can search to find one that meets your needs.
An important part of managing our health and healthcare costs is to focus on living a healthy lifestyle which includes eating a healthy diet and participating in regular exercise. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is committed to providing our members with the information, tools and resources to live a healthy life. You can find articles, recipes and other heath and wellness information in the 'Be Healthy' section of our website.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi will continue to provide you with the benefits to help you manage your health and healthcare costs, as well as the information you need to make the most of your healthcare dollar. Now more than ever, it's good to be Blue.