About Bright HealthCare's Preventive Healthcare Services
Bright HealthCare Individual and Family health insurance plans include no out-of-pocket cost preventive care to stave off illness and keep you happy and healthy.
Why is Preventive Healthcare so Important?
Taking the time to get screenings and take care of your health can help you stay healthier in the long run. So preventive care can save you time and money, but most importantly, maintain your health for years to come.
Preventive Healthcare Services Provided by Bright HealthCare.
In general, the following services are typically covered by a Bright HealthCare plan, but it is always best to ask before seeing a doctor.*
- Annual wellness visits or exams
- Bone mass density test
- Cardiovascular disease screening
- Diabetes screening
- Depression screening
- Colorectal Cancer screening
- Nutrition therapy
- Diet counseling
- Fall prevention
- Autism screening
- Blood pressure screening and management
- Thyroid screening
*Bright HealthCare’s covered preventive health services are in accordance with the A or B recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. For information about specific qualifications, visit the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s website. We cover nutrition/diet counseling for overweight or obese adults to prevent cardiovascular disease or for diabetics.
Using a Bright HealthCare in-network provider is the best way to get coordinated care while keeping your costs down.
Developing a strong relationship with your doctor is important for maintaining good health. Plus, Bright HealthCare offers rewards for designating a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional as your PCP, and for completing your first primary care visit.
Who can be your PCP?
Your PCP can be whoever you consider your “home-base” for your health. This can be your family practice doctor, a physician’s assistant (PA), nurse practitioner (NP), OB/GYN, or a pediatrician for children. If you don’t already have a PCP.
As a reminder, you have access to any provider in the Bright HealthCare network. You’re not required to choose a PCP, but we do encourage you to pick one to be your healthcare quarterback.
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