Skin needs special care in the summer time; more moisture, more nutritional antioxidants and more sun protection, regardless of your gender. Here are some tips to help keep your skin looking fresh and rejuvenated during the hot, long summer days.Continue reading “Summer Skincare Tips”
Eating on the run? Tired of experimenting with new diets? Forget to eat your veggies? These are all common factors among many of us. Busy schedules, fad diets, and bad eating habits get in the way of proper nutrition. Luckily, there are mineral supplements and multi-vitamins to help replace much needed nutrients such as zinc, calcium, potassium and magnesium.Continue reading “The Power of Magnesium”
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.
Most Americans are not aware of the help that is available to reduce, or in some cases eliminate their costs for brand name and generic medications. Our staff at HCCUA is well equipped and educated in researching and identifying programs to assist in these types of situations. We will not only help you find the appropriate options, but will assist with the application process and paperwork. Best of all, this comes at no additional charge to you!
HOW CAN WE HELP?
Our staff will work with you to identify which medications you are currently taking and programs that are available to help you reduce your costs. Here are some of the ways that we can typically help (where and when available):
- Free Medications
- Discount Medications
- Small Co-Pays
- Mail Order Options
HOW DOES IT WORK?
If you currently need prescription assistance, please complete the following documents in which you receive in your Welcome Kit and return them in the enclosed prepaid envelope:
- Prescription Assistance Form
- Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information
- Membership Billing Confirmation Letter
When we receive the completed forms from you, we will then contact you to set up an initial appointment to speak with one of our Prescription Specialist. The specialist will then verify all your information, explain how the process works, and answer various questions you might have. Then all you have to do is sit back and let us go to work for you. It’s that easy!
If you have any additional questions please call us at Member Services 866-227-5400
It’s time to take charge! Don’t let every day stresses bring you down. Learn how to make regular stresses work in your favor to reduce dangerous effects and prevent stress from escalating. By practicing stress management skills you can learn how to alter a stressful situation, change your reaction, learn how to take care of yourself, and, most importantly, make time for rest and relaxation.Continue reading “Licensed Clinical Counseling”
As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever! Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Exercise can even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. Furthermore, exercise is not only good for your body, but it is also good for your heart, mood, and memory. Whether you are generally healthy or are managing an illness, there are plenty of ways to get more active, improve confidence, and boost your fitness.Continue reading “The Importance of Staying Active”
With all the things going on in our daily lives and around the world, it can be very easy to get overwhelmed or stressed out. Research shows that counseling enhances lives whether you’re old or young, male or female, gay or straight, rich or poor. Your educational background makes no difference either!
Talking is an important part of our relationships. It can strengthen your ties with other people and help you stay in good mental health. What is more, being listened to can help you feel that other people care about you and what you have to say. Continue reading “Licensed Clinical Counseling”
There are many reasons why exercise is beneficial to your life, but most importantly because it enhances your overall health and wellness. If you exercise frequently, it will help improve, maintain or prevent many health conditions and diseases such as obesity, strokes, metabolic syndrome, type two diabetes, depression, insomnia, dealing with some cancers, arthritis and injuries from falls. By exercising regularly, it can assist you in maintaining your current weight or help you lose weight.
Insurance agents are more important than ever! Purchasing health insurance can be very confusing. How do you decide which co-pays and deductibles are right for you? Do you know how your out-of-pocket medical costs can be managed using a “gap” policy? HCCUA suggests members reach out to a professional to get the help they need answering these questions. Would you purchase a house without consulting a realtor? Probably not. Continue reading “Top Reasons to Use a Licensed Insurance Agent During Open Enrollment”
Depression is a condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal with sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason.
Continue reading “Natural Remedies for Depression”
There are numerous medical tests that can be taken throughout an individual’s life. Some are relevant to age while others are on a need-only basis. Regardless of the test, there is one thing that must be kept in mind: family history. This is one of the most important elements of your medical file. Certain tests that are usually administered later in life may need to be taken earlier to help prevent major illnesses, like cancer. Always tell your doctor about your family history and discuss which tests should be taken and when based on your medical file. Continue reading “Medical Tests You Need at Various Life Stages”