Preventive care

Taking good care of yourself regularly is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

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We want to help you be and feel your best.

That’s why we’ve created this guide to preventive care
and wellness.

You can make your health a priority and we’re here to help. To get started, get our preventive care guide highlighting some of the exams, vaccines and screenings that can help you and your loved ones avoid or minimize potential health problems.¹ No matter how healthy you are today, having a discussion with your doctor about preventive care can make a difference in the long run—for you and the people you care about.


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Get the most health from your health plan

Sharp Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cary Shames is quoted in this article on how to get the most out of your health plan. For the new year, members should take advantage of all the preventive health benefits available to them without a copay.

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6 tips to stick to your weight loss goals

Sharp Health Plan’s Best Health team members Ben Aragon and Jessica Bixenmann are featured in this informative article on sticking to your weight loss goals. With losing weight as the top New Year’s resolution, following their tips will help you change your eating and exercising habits.

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Four steps to a longer, healthier life

Living a healthy lifestyle starts with having the right tools. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get started.

Step 1

Make sure you’re taking the right steps. Review the preventive care checklists for women, men, teens, and kids.

Step 2

Take your Personal Health Assessment to get a profile of your health strengths and risks.

Step 3

Find out which tests, treatments and medications are right for you based on your age, gender, and health history through your primary care physician.

Step 4

Get personalized workout plans, meal plans, and other wellness resources available to you through Best Health.

 

Free benefits that make a big difference

Your health is our top priority. That’s why we encourage you to take advantage of the many preventive care services that are available to you at no additional charge when scheduled with an in-network provider and separate from an appointment for other care or treatment.

There are many kinds of preventive care benefits covered with no copayment or deductible for most members. Log in to SharpConnect to check your benefit plan for coverage.

Preventive care for every member

  • Well-baby and well-child (up to age 18) physical exams, immunizations and related laboratory services
  • Well-adult physical exams, immunizations and related laboratory services
  • Routine gynecological exams, immunizations and related laboratory services
  • Screenings for: breast cancer, cholesterol, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, depression, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, prostate cancer, sexually transmitted infections, tobacco and alcohol use/misuse

Manage your health care online

Securely manage your health care online with FollowMyHealth. Available to Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Community Medical Group members only, this is an easy-to-use online portal and mobile app for Apple and Android that lets you manage doctor appointments, health records and more.

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Consumer Reports’ Choosing Wisely

Visit the Consumer Health Choices website to learn which tests, treatments and medications are right for you based on your age, gender, and health history.

 

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Health news, quizzes and videos

Looking for reliable, helpful information on health conditions and living well? You can access thousands of articles, news, and videos on health and wellness to support your health goals.

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Visit the Prevention and wellness center for more free tools, tips, and articles on becoming a healthier happier you.

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