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1 Welcome to the webinar! Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System Today s topics: Care Management Programs Presented by Noreen Gurney Protein Power Presented by Sarah Micallef Medicare Plus Blue is a PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Medicare Plus Blue depends on contract renewal. 1 H9572_S_MPSERSCareMgmtPPower FVNR 0914

2 Today s topics BlueHealthConnection : Care Management Programs What is BlueHealthConnection? What programs are offered to me? How can these programs help me manage my health? Protein Power What does protein do for me? How much protein do I need? How can I add more protein to my diet? 2

3 Questions about the topics? Send your questions to the Host and Presenter. 3

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5 Blue Health Connection: Making the most of your coverage Coordinated care with your doctors and specialists Community and chronic disease management resources Help in transitioning to home after a hospital stay And more! 5

6 Programs to help you get healthy and stay healthy Annual Health Assessment Extra value Chronic Condition Management Quit the Nic Case Management 24-hour Nurseline Care Transition to Home 6

7 Annual Health Assessment: How it supports your health Offers a picture of your health status and helps to identify possible health risks to share with your doctor Complete the questionnaire by mail Basic lifestyle, health and behavior questions Receive a personalized and confidential report that summarizes: Your current health Any potential health risks Discussion topics for your next scheduled doctor visit Suggested resources to improve your health 7

8 Chronic Condition Management A personal nurse manager can help you if you have: Asthma Coronary artery disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Diabetes Heart failure Once you re in the program, your nurse can support your health care needs by: Reviewing your health Creating a personalized care plan for you Identifying health goals and building skills Helping you recognize symptoms and respond to warning signs Identifying additional care you may need Working with your regular doctor 8

9 Case management A serious illness can feel overwhelming: we re here to help you. Rely on our registered nurses who will work with you, your family and your regular doctor to: Coordinate care Inform you about your condition and treatment options Help with community resources Find specialty medical devices and equipment 9

10 Blue Care Connect Blue Care Connect is your connection to the extra support you might need if you have complex care needs. A nurse will call you to: Help you manage your condition Coordinate the delivery of medical supplies and equipment prescribed by your doctor Coordinate home visits as needed Your nurse will work with you until you meet your goals and you feel comfortable. 10

11 Care Transition to Home Our common goal is your full recovery and continued good health! Most people don t feel 100 percent perfect when leaving a hospital. The first 30 days after a hospital stay are critical to a full recovery. When you are discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility, our nurse will call you to: Make sure you have the medications you need and that you know how and when to take them Explain the signs of possible complications or worsening symptoms so you get the help you need Follow up with your doctor as appropriate 11

12 24-Hour Nurse Line Call us anytime - we re here to help when you need it! We can help with a wide range of issues: At-home treatments for minor illnesses and injuries Managing chronic conditions Answering questions about pending surgeries Understanding medical tests BlueHealthConnection program referrals Healthy lifestyle tips This service is free, confidential and always available to help you! Community resources Health education materials Research information on rare medical conditions Educational information on preventive care 12

13 Quit the Nic Start a new life without tobacco today! Our tobacco cessation program is a free 12-month telephone-based support program. A personal health coach helps you develop an action plan to quit smoking or using tobacco. Quit the Nic offers: Welcome packet Unlimited telephone access to your dedicated health coach and bi- weekly sessions Personal plan for quitting Online health education library Coverage of tobacco-cessation aids for qualified members with pharmacy benefits Quitting for Life notebook Certificate of completion 13

14 Extra Value Healthy Blue Xtras discounts available throughout Michigan and included with your coverage Food and nutrition: Weight Watchers, home meal delivery service and fresh produce at stores like Plum Market and Westborn Market. Health and fitness: Save on things like massages, fitness club memberships, classes and consultations. Home and garden: Get discounts on plants, flowers and other products for your home. Travel: Pay less at Michigan's top resorts and destinations for budget-friendly vacations and getaways. General: Shopping for a home? Looking for a home security system? Healthy Blue Xtras has savings for you. Recreation: Save on family activities and outings like golf and kayaking, the Detroit Zoo and Michigan's Adventure. 14

15 Blue365 offers exclusive health and wellness deals, keeping you healthy and happy, every day of the year! As a member of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, automatically have access to nationwide discounted offers too. Here s some of what you'll find: Experian ProtectMyID 20% discount Snap Fitness 50% discount on enrollment 5% discount on monthly dues Jenny Craig Sprint 30% off all-access membership fee 10% off eligible service plans 15

16 Our knowledgeable specialists are here to answer your questions about any of the programs or services offered through Blue Health Connection. We can help: Call us we re here to help! Coordinate any program referrals Find primary or specialist doctors Walk you through the Blue Health Connection website , Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. TTY users please call

17 Questions? Send your questions to the Host and Presenter. 17

18 Protein Power! Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is a nonprofit corporation and independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

19 Why do you choose the foods you eat? A) They taste good B) The health benefits they offer C) A and B 19

20 Why do I need protein? Muscles (including the heart) Vitamin B12 Source (animal products) Feeling satisfied Body functions Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

21 Where do I get protein? Lean meats Beans Nuts & nut butters Reduced fat cheese Eggs Yogurt Cottage cheese Low fat/fat free milk Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

22 How much protein does the average adult need per day? A) 3-5 oz. B) 5-7 oz. C) 7-9 oz. 22

23 Adult men and women: 5-6 ½ ounces per day Get enough carbohydrates: about 45% to 65% of calories Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

24 How do I get enough protein? Eat a protein food with every meal and snack Add nuts, seeds, beans, cheese or eggs to salads, soups, casseroles, muffins Prepare hot cereal, pudding, soup or cocoa with low fat or skim milk Add yogurt or peanut butter to smoothies Add 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk to 1 cup milk (boil first) Spread peanut butter on toast or fruit Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

25 Sample Breakfast: 1 medium-sized orange (or 1/2 cup orange juice) 1/2 cup oatmeal (or 1 cup bran flakes) 1 slice whole wheat toast 1 tsp peanut butter 1 cup low-fat or fat-free milk Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

26 Sample Lunch: 3 oz turkey slices 2 slices whole wheat bread 1/4 cup lettuce for sandwich 2 slices tomato for sandwich 1/2 cup fresh carrot sticks 1 piece fresh fruit 1 cup low-fat or fat-free milk 26 Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2014

27 Sample Dinner: 3 oz baked fish with fresh herbs 1/2 cup brown rice 1 cup green beans 1 cup mixed greens salad 2 tablespoons low-fat salad dressing 1 whole wheat dinner roll 1 teaspoon olive oil (for roll) Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

28 What was the main source of protein in the sample dinner? A) The fish B) The fish and the milk C) The fish, milk, and green beans 28

29 Sample Snack: 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1/2 cup strawberries or blueberries Source: Nutrition Care Manual Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

30 30 Send your questions to the Host and Presenter.

31 31 Thank you for attending!

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