and back pain) • Multi-vitamins/multi-vitamins with iron • Insulin • Insulin syringes • Non-sedating antihistamines (allergy relief that won’t make you sleepy) • Iron • Topical antifungals • Urine test strips • Coated aspirin • Antacids • Proton pump inhibitors (also help with acid reflux and ulcers) Telemedicine Is it difficult for you to get to your provider appointments? Maybe because you can’t get around very well or you live in a rural part of the state? If so, telemedicine may be a good thing for you. We’ve joined with Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. (GPT), to improve health care access for our members. This service works great if you: To get these items, simply take your prescription to a network pharmacy. You’ll also need to show them your WellCare ID card.
43 georgia.wellcare.com | • Have a hard time getting around (mobility) • Live too far from a specialist The service can help put you in touch with more than 200 specialists in over 40 different adult and pediatric specialties. It can help: • Cut down the drive time to a provider appointment • Decrease the number of missed work days • Reduce the physical and financial costs of untreated health issues Talk with your provider(s) about telemedicine to see if it’s right for you. Case and Disease Management We understand you may have special care needs. To help with these, we have case and disease management programs. The goal of these programs is to help you understand how to take care of yourself and maintain good health. You may qualify for case management services if you have: • Children with special health care needs • Had or are going to have a transplant • A high-risk pregnancy • Multiple chronic illnesses • Behavioral health care needs While in the program, you’ll work with a care manager. He or she will partner with you to help coordinate your care needs. To do this, he or she: • May ask you questions to get more information about your condition • Will work with your PCP to arrange services you need and help you understand your illness • Will provide information to help you understand how to care for yourself and how to access services, including local resources We may contact you to talk about care management if: • You ask about this program • Your PCP thinks the program would help you • We feel you may qualify for these services
YOUR HEALTH PLAN 44 georgia.wellcare.com | You may qualify for disease management services if you have: • Asthma • Coronary artery disease (CAD) • Congestive heart failure (CHF) • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) • Diabetes • HIV • Hypertension Through our disease management program, you can get educational materials to help manage your condition.