If you recently lost your health coverage, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. With a #MarketplaceSEP, you don't have to wait for open enrollment next month; you can enroll now! See if you qualify: https://www.healthcare.gov/screener/
Homelessness and #HousingInstability make it harder to be healthy. A study of data found that unhoused people had average healthcare costs of $18,764 per year — more than twice the costs of the average low-income Medicaid member.
Restoring a lost member ID card is simple. Log in to your Anthem account, click on “Customer Care”, and then select “Request an ID card”. Your card should be delivered within 10-14 business days once your order is placed. https://bit.ly/3V8Exph
President and CEO Gail Boudreaux was ranked in the top 10 on @FortuneMagazine’s 2022 Most Powerful Women in Business list. Under her leadership, We're committed to improving the health of humanity. #ElevanceHealth https://fortune.com/most-powerful-women/2022/
#Volunteering is good for the community and has benefits that extend to both volunteers and their employers. Learn more about the value and impact of business #volunteer programs:
Your brain is one of the most important organs in your body — it controls all of your cognitive functions, like the ability to learn new things, your intuition and judgment, language skills, and remembering. So yeah, your brain is a pretty big deal.
October is #ChildrensHealthMonth! It’s crucial for kids to have health insurance to thrive physically and mentally. With #Medicaid and #CHIP coverage, kids up to age 19 have access to routine care, dental and vision care, and more! Enroll today: https://go.hc.gov/3SAMZvZ
Corporate #volunteer programs offer benefits to the community, businesses, and volunteers. How can a business maximize employee engagement and the good these programs do? Learn more here:
Improving #vaccine access will require building trust. @DMGrayMD discussed this critical component of #HealthEquity at the @aspenideas Health Summit panel.
Learn more here: http://ow.ly/737J50L0Nbm
Today we announced financial support through affiliated health plans and the @ElevanceFND to help relief efforts to communities impacted by #HurricaneIan. #ElevanceHealth https://www.elevancehealth.com/newsroom/elevance-health-responds-to-florida-communities-affected-by-hurr?cmp=SOC-TW-ORG-POST-PR-Investor
The best corporate #volunteer programs offer tangible opportunities that:
1️⃣ tie to the company mission
2️⃣ make it easy for employees to engage
3️⃣ have support from the top
Nothing matters more to a parent than your child’s health and well-being. Learn about nutrition, physical activity, and mental health to promote healthy living for your child and the whole family 👩👩👧👦. https://health.gov/myhealthfinder/healthy-living
Join @DMGrayMD 10.12.22 at #MoonshotsforHealth free virtual summit hosted by @virtahealth. He'll be joined by other health innovators to discuss how health plans and employers are working to make more equitable care a reality. https://moonshots.virtahealth.com/
Your health and your heritage are connected. Find health resources in English and Spanish to share with your community throughout the month by visiting http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/hispanic-heritage-month.
Now’s the time! The CDC recommends getting your flu by the end of October, but if you get it later than that, it can still provide protection during peak flu season.
A holistic approach to health means recognizing how #healthequity begins from childhood. Check out Chief Health Equity Officer @dmgraymd on this recent episode of the #RORPodcast.
Many disparities in health & well-being are rooted in early childhood. Listen as Chief Health Equity Officer for @elevancehealth Dr. Gray, talks about how to start shifting health care from a transactional relationship to a deeper one using an equity framework. @dmgraymd
Hip & knee replacements used to take place almost entirely in an inpatient setting. Now they’re often completed in an outpatient setting which is substantially less expensive. Learn more about this trend & how it affects patients in our new tech blog post. https://medium.com/oscar-tech/re-placing-joint-replacements-2fd183b57f2
Sometimes, simple adjustments throughout your day can lead to major stress relief. A few swaps, such as reading a book instead of checking social media, or skipping an event to take care of your mental health, can make a big difference in how you feel.
Addressing hunger requires local solutions. In this @USATODAY piece, our chief health officer @SAgrawalMD & @FeedingAmerica’s @HilarySeligman highlight the importance of tackling #FoodInsecurity in our communities. http://ow.ly/41e950KVABV
Women experience many unique health issues, which is why consistent physical activity is one of the most important actions you can take at any age to improve your health.
Discover easy and fun ways to incorporate fitness into your life 🏃♀️: https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/browse-objectives/physical-activity
Social drivers like access to nutritious food and transportation can influence health as much as exercise frequency, tobacco use, and blood pressure. A #WholeHealth approach looks at all the drivers of health: physical, behavioral, and social.
It’s recommended that adults get at least 7 hours of sleep every night — but according to the CDC, one third of people in the US don’t get enough sleep. We hate that! A bedtime routine can help you improve your sleep and ensure that you’re getting the rest you need.
As kids enjoy playground playtime and after-school adventures this school year, parents can have peace of mind knowing kids are covered for any bumps, spills, or mishaps through #Medicaid and #CHIP. Learn more about coverage: https://go.hc.gov/3ShWMa7
#SocialDrivers of health include how, where people live & how they interact with their community & environment. Social needs can impact health, so they need to be supported rather than letting them determine health. #WholeHealth #SDOH
Behavioral health is health — and it is impacted by physical and social drivers of health and vice versa. For example, depression increases the risk for physical conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. #WholeHealth
We’re proud to share that Chief Health Officer @SAgrawalMD is an honoree of @FierceHealth’s 2022 Most Influential Minority Executives in Healthcare. Congratulations, Dr. Agrawal! #ElevanceHealth https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/special-reports/fierce-healthcares-2022-most-influential-minority-executives-healthcare
Your family history has an impact on your risk of #OvarianCancer. It's important to talk to your doctor about your specific risk factors and how you can lower your risk. Learn more about using your coverage: https://www.healthcare.gov/preventive-care-women/
Employers can help reduce #HealthDisparities among associates — and the larger community — by adopting #HealthEquity programs that work to ensure everyone has an equal chance to be as healthy as possible. Here are some ways to start:
A holistic, proactive #healthcare approach helps people achieve their highest level of wellness by focusing on improving health for the whole person, rather than only treating symptoms and conditions.
The Impediments to Health Playbook from @BizEquityIndy includes targeted interventions to advance #HealthEquity, improve employee health, and benefit business operations. Learn more and download the playbook here 👉 http://ow.ly/vvPc50KRGbo
Team Fruit and Team Veggie brawl at the Kroger Wellness Festival. If you’re in Cincinnati come visit the Anthem booth and grab some free gardening gloves and herb starter kits!
Tracking community trends and then working with community organizations can help create a more holistic view of health and a connected support system. #CommunityHealth
Learn more ➡️ https://www.elevancehealth.com/our-approach-to-health/community-health/infographic-what-is-community-health?cmp=SOC-TW-ORG-POST-CONTENT-CommHealth
Data-driven insights help us better understand individual and community needs and identify what’s most needed to support health.
Learn more ➡️ http://ow.ly/nnLU50KPIu4
Families with #Medicaid or #CHIP should review and update their contact information with their state Medicaid office now to prevent lapses in coverage later. A lapse may delay important well-child visits or vaccines — learn more about staying covered: https://go.hc.gov/3xMJc6l
The Close to Home tool is a geospatial interactive map that highlights food, housing and transportation insecurity and other community level data to make it easy to visualize factors potentially influencing a community's health. Check it out here: https://sdoh.carelon.com/
We’re proud that Close to Home, developed by Carelon Digital Platforms, was recognized by @magazine_cdo & @edmcouncil with a #Data4Good award. #CDO
A person’s #WholeHealth is influenced by their larger community, and the health of those communities influenced by each person. It takes deliberate action and strong partnerships to maintain and improve individual and #CommunityHealth.
Learn more ➡️ http://ow.ly/XhGN50KPINC
Ready to show off your cornhole skills this weekend? Stop by our booth for fun giveaways and a chance to win 1 of 3 Apple Watches. Plus battle it out in a sweet (or savory) game of cornhole as part of Team Veggie or Team Fruit. Show your team spirit! What team are you? Comment ⬇️
🍂 Do you feel the crispness in the air? It's the first day of fall 🍁!
Have a healthy pumpkin spice 🎃 season by making an appointment with your primary care provider for your annual checkup. Learn more: https://www.healthcare.gov/using-marketplace-coverage/improving-your-health/
Life expectancy can differ by as much as 20 years in neighborhoods that are only a few miles from each other. People who live, work, and play in health communities are more likely to thrive.
Learn more ➡️ http://ow.ly/eqGt50KPIrh
#CommunityHealth is the collective level of health for a group of people who live, work, or play together. Research has shown that our whole health is related to where we live as much as it is to family history and genetics.
Learn more ➡️ http://ow.ly/Ak1250KPIl5
Maintain your protection against #COVID19 and prevent serious illness for you and your community. The updated COVID vaccine helps you fight both the original and current variants. Find a vaccine near you: http://Vaccines.gov
More than 200 medical journals have declared #ClimateChange the “greatest threat” to global public health. Here’s what Elevance Health is doing about it
#PopulationHealth is all about understanding health outcomes and the accessibility of care for a particular group of people. Learn more about this — and how it differs from #PublicHealth and #CommunityHealth in our latest article.
👶 Oh, baby! Having or adopting a child is a major life event. The good news is you may qualify for a Marketplace Special Enrollment Period. Learn more about signing up for coverage: https://www.healthcare.gov/screener/
What are the differences between #PopulationHealth, #PublicHealth, and #CommunityHealth? Learn more ⤵️
Ranmali Bopitiya is Oscar's Chief Legal Officer — but this isn’t her first time working to change the healthcare system. Head to our new blog post to learn about her career in health policy, and why she’s *so* passionate about improving healthcare. https://www.hioscar.com/blog/improving-healthcare-access-one-day-at-a-time
New research conducted by our Public Policy Institute found doulas offer a personalized and effective approach to improving delivery of culturally competent #MaternalHealth care and aid in mitigation of birth inequities. ⤵️
When it comes to relaxing, just a few minutes goes a long way.
Taking some time to yourself to get some fresh air, listen to your favorite song, or do a breathing exercise can make a big difference in how you feel (bonus points if you can step away from screens).
Data on health plan enrollees’ races and ethnicities remains inconsistent and incomplete, making it difficult to track and evaluate efforts to reduce health inequities. Multisector collaboration is necessary to reduce barriers in collecting this data. ⤵️ http://spr.ly/6011MREXB