Did you know that you have 100% coverage for in-network preventive care services such as immunizations, cancer screenings, and care for healthy pregnancies? Schedule your annual well visit with your provider so you can receive the preventive care you need to stay healthy! If you have coverage through the Fund’s Medicare Advantage Plan, you must visit www.UHC.com or refer to the United Healthcare Plan Guide that can be found on the downloads page for more information on your preventive benefits
February is National Childrens Dental Health Month. Brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing regularly and routine preventive dental care is always recommended for keeping a healthy smile. In-network preventive dental care is covered at 100%. Contact Delta Dental at 800-234-3375 or visit DeltaDentalKS.com for more information on coverage, to find an in-network dentist, and for other helpful resources on how to keep your smile carefree and healthy!
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Even if you feel fine, regular screenings are important if you are 50 to 75 years old or if you are younger than 50 and think you may be at high risk of getting colorectal cancer.
May is Healthy Vision Month. Even if you have good vision, it is important to visit an eye doctor to keep your eyes healthy! It is painless and the best way to find out if you need glasses or contacts, or are in the early stages of any eye related diseases. Watch your mail for more information that includes a complimentary microfiber cloth.
June is Men's Health Month Even if you feel fine, you should still see your provider for regular checkups no matter what age you are. Some of the leading causes of death among men are heart disease, cancer and diabeties. These conditions are typically manageable and may be preventable. Under the Plan you have 100% coverage for in-network preventive benefits such as blood pressure, diabeties, immunizations, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, and heart disease prevention. Watch your mail for more information that includes a complimentary neck gaiter.
August is Immunization and Vaccine Awareness Month All eligible participants will receive a vaccination holder and an informational insert regarding the Plan’s preventive benefits mid-August. Protect your health and the health of those around you by getting recommended vaccines and immunizations.