April 2021 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

It’s time to focus on your health! Spring is here and it’s time for new beginnings.  It’s easy to fall out of our daily routines in diet and exercise during winter months and even easier to indulge in a variety of endless sweets. Unfortunately, these indulges to fatty foods and sweets can sometimes spike glucose levels to undesirable readings and raise other health risks.

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Prescription Assistance Services

With the ever increasing cost of prescription medications, HCCUA wants you know that there are many ways to reduce or even eliminate many of your medication expenses. We have a whole department dedicated to work with you to identity prescription savings and fee waiver opportunities and navigate the system, freeing up extra money to spend on meaningful healthcare.

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Pineapple Salsa Grilled Chicken

INGREDIENTS

Juice of 4 limes, divided

1/4 c. 

plus 1 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro

1/4 c. 

extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for grill

2 tsp. 

honey

Kosher salt

1 lb. 

boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 c. 

chopped pineapple

avocado, diced

1/4 

red onion, diced

Freshly ground black pepper

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Critical Illness

Cancer.  Heart attack.  Stroke. Critical illnesses that are taking a back seat to Covid-19, but need to be addressed. These critical illnesses may require extensive treatment, endless visits to doctors and/or specialists, and long term hospital stays. Sometimes even with health insurance, the large medical bills can be overwhelming.

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March 2021 Newsletter

Open Enrollment is back! Whether you are thinking of purchasing a new insurance policy or replacing a policy that did not fit your needs, HCCUA wants all members to understand that we are here to help you make the right choice.

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS

4 bell peppers, halved, seeds and cores removed

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

3 tbsp. butter

1/2 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic

3 c. shredded rotisserie chicken

1/2 c. hot sauce (preferably Frank’s Red Hot)

2 c. shredded Gouda

Ranch dressing, for drizzling

2 tbsp. freshly chopped chives

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Health Advocacy Services

The purpose of Health Advocacy Services is for you to have your very own “Advocate” who can help you and your covered dependents navigate the healthcare system and deal with the clinical and administrative issues you have to face to meet your medical, hospital, pharmacy and other healthcare needs.

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February 2021 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

With staggering numbers of cancer detected in people all around the world, it is important that we take initiative and practice monthly head-to-toe self-examinations on ourselves to increase the chances of spotting cancer early. Detecting cancer at an early stage can save lives.

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