Program Details

Our team of registered nurses can help you understand your chronic condition and how you can improve your health.

Asthma

Our Asthma Chronic Care Program helps you understand the proper use of metered dose inhalers and quick-relief medications, and how to identify and avoid your unique asthma triggers. We encourage you to talk with your physician to create an individualized asthma action plan. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members who are at least five years old.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Our CKD Chronic Care Program can assist you if you have been diagnosed with CKD or have begun dialysis treatments. Our experienced Care Managers help you understand the importance of following the treatment plan prescribed by your physician and how to achieve your health goals. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members who are at least 18 years old.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Our COPD Chronic Care Program is designed for those with airflow obstruction due to chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. We can help you learn to identify the signs and symptoms of an impending COPD exacerbation, and help you understand the importance of medication management. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members who are at least 30 years old.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Our CAD Chronic Care Program helps you understand the importance of taking appropriate medications for your condition and the importance of exercising, eating right and other heart-healthy lifestyle changes. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members who are at least 18 years old.

Diabetes

Our Diabetes Chronic Care Program helps you understand the importance of your medication, routine self-monitoring of your blood glucose levels, good nutrition, exercise and stress reduction to control your diabetes. We provide reminders for important monitoring tests, including dilated eye exams, foot examinations, A1C, LDL and microalbuminuria testing. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members of all ages.

Heart Failure

Our Heart Failure Chronic Care Program helps you manage your condition by providing education to supplement your physician’s plan of care. Although there is no known cure for heart failure, our program can help you better understand and monitor the symptoms. This program is available to eligible Horizon BCBSNJ members who are at least 18 years old.