Empower Your Patients With AvMed’s Wellness Programs

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Did you know AvMed offers a variety of programs to help your patients take charge of their health? These resources can help improve dietary habits, encourage physical activity and more. Here are a few of the programs that AvMed Members can enjoy with their membership:

AvMed Healthyperks: Your patients can get rewarded with gift cards for performing simple actions like getting a flu shot, scheduling a wellness visit or filling out a Personal Health Assessment. For specifics about the program, your patients should visit AvMed.org/Healthyperks.

AvMed Active&Fit Direct®/SilverSneakers®: Both Medicare and Commercial Members can enjoy access to thousands of fitness centers across the country through these two programs. Whether your patients are looking for a gym close to home or on the road, they can rely on Active&Fit Direct and SilverSneakers.

AvMed Healthyroads®: AvMed’s online wellness program allows participants to engage with various health improvement tools, including healthy challenges, goal setting and weight loss. Access to online classes about topics such as low-stress living, optimal nutrition, exercise and active living, pain and productivity, preventive healthcare, and safe living is also included. Patients can access this program through their AvMed.org account.

AvMed’s Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: This nationally recognized evidence-based program is designed to prevent at-risk people from developing diabetes. If your patients are overweight but have not developed diabetes, encourage them to call AvMed’s Member Engagement Center for more information.

Care Management: Because a condition, injury or illness can warrant complex care, AvMed offers various Care Management programs for patients facing chronic illness like asthma, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and diabetes. If you think your patients could benefit from one of these programs, direct them to call AvMed’s Member Engagement Center at 1-800-782-8633 (TTY 711) or the number on the back of their AvMed Member ID Card.

Have questions about these programs or others available through AvMed? Contact AvMed’s Provider Services Center at 1-800-452-8633 Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–5:30 pm.