According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 72,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with melanomas of the skin in 2013;1 approximately 9,400 deaths were caused by melanomas that same year.1 Not only is skin cancer the most common form of cancer in the U.S.,…
AmeriHealth Administrators is pleased to announce that our clients can now offer the College Tuition Benefit® to their members when they purchase either employer-paid or voluntary Guardian Hospital Indemnity insurance, as well as two additional designated Guardian insurance products (Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Accident, Cancer, or Critical Illness insurance)….

SELF-FUNDING MAKES SENSE

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Why self-funding? The health care landscape has changed dramatically over the past few years. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), regulatory changes, and the movement to stem rising costs have employers evaluating their options. The flexibility of a self-funded plan may be the best way to address these new challenges. That’s why more and more employers are turning to self-funding for strategies that help control costs and improve health….
Men’s Health Week was established to heighten awareness of preventable health problems that commonly effect men. Each June, this national observance gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for common diseases and injuries. The importance of men’s preventive screenings According to the Men’s Health Network,…
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. May is a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers — and a perfect time to educate your population on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle with asthma and allergies. Nearly 25 million people, or 8 percent of the U.S….
Since 1987 the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month each April. This observance has been designated by the NCADD to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma, and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: 17.6 million people,…

NEW FIND A PROVIDER TOOL LAUNCHES

Thursday, 30 March 2017
AmeriHealth Administrators is excited to announce the launch of a new Find a Provider tool. The new tool will make it easier for our customers’ members to look for network doctors and facilities and help them choose the right provider for their health care. Enhancements The Find a Provider tool lets plan members view provider and facility details,…
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month — a great time to learn when and why to get screened for colorectal (colon) cancer. While colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, it is preventable, treatable, and beatable. In 2017, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be 95,520 cases of colorectal cancer and 39,910 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States….
AmeriHealth Administrators has received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Case Management accreditation for complex case management programs. AmeriHealth Administrators was also certified by NCQA for Utilization Management. What does the accreditation mean? NCQA Case Management Accreditation recognizes AmeriHealth Administrators’ strong performance in functional areas outlined in the standards for complex case management. The Case Management Accreditation for complex case management programs is awarded to AmeriHealth Administrators for three years….

THINK WITH YOUR HEART THIS FEBRUARY

Monday, 13 February 2017
The American Heart Association dedicates each February to American Heart Month — a national observance established to raise awareness about heart disease and how it can be prevented. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.1 Approximately 610,000 Americans die each year from heart disease, which accounts for one in every four deaths….
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