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Health & wellness programs

Diabetes Management Program

The Diabetes Management Program is designed to help you learn to self-manage your blood sugar and associated symptoms. MercyCare members have access to this program for FREE.

To be eligible you must be 18 years or older and have one of the following:

  • Diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
  • Newly diagnosed with diabetes
  • A1c ≥8.0%

* Information from your care team and health insurance claims may be reviewed to determine eligibility.

Members receive help with:

  • Setting goals to better manage diabetes
  • Overcoming barriers to reaching health goals
  • Answering questions about diabetes
  • Coordinating with other providers on your care team
  • Using tech to manage diabetes
  • Connecting with resources

Enroll today!

Call MercyCare

800.895.2421: Customer Service

608.314.2318: Health & Wellness Educator

This program is voluntary. You can call 608.314.2318 to opt out of the program at any time.

Resources

For questions about health plan benefits or to speak with a MercyCare customer service representative:

800.895.2421 Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm

580 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI 53548

Heart Health Pilot Program

MercyCare's Heart Health Pilot Program is a partnership between you, a health and wellness educator, and your health care team. By joining, you’re making an investment in your own health. In this program you’ll get a personalized care plan to help you improve and manage your health.

This program is available to qualifying members at no additional cost. This program targets members who are identified by the health plan as having a diagnosis of hypertension and an uncontrolled blood pressure (>140/90), or members who are male and 21 years of age and older or female and 44 years of age or older who were identified as having clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

Healthy Heart Program

Did you know cardiovascular disease is responsible for 1 in every 3 deaths in the United States? Heart disease and stroke are also leading causes of disability in our country causing serious illness and decreasing quality of life.

If you've had a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack, coronary artery bypass procedure, or stroke or mini stroke, you may be eligible for MercyCare’s healthy heart program. This initiative empowers members to make healthy choices and improve their care by focusing on the most current treatment guidelines.

How MercyCare can help:

  • Our case managers work with you and your doctor to coordinate your care.
  • The nurse case manager can help you with specific problems or questions about your disease or condition and help you develop a plan to make necessary lifestyle changes.
  • The nurse case manager can also help you coordinate your care and connect you with resources within your provider network and your community.
  • With additional support from the nurse case manager, you can begin to take steps toward better health.

Who is eligible?

  • The healthy heart program is available at no cost to all MercyCare members who have had a cardiovascular event. It is designed to help you better understand and manage your condition.

For more information or if you would like to talk to a case manager, please call 800.895.2421.

Depression Care Program

Did you know that depression is very common and can be treated? It is a medical illness that can affect anyone.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 1 of every 20 Americans gets depressed every year. Depression is not a character flaw, nor is it a sign of personal weakness. Depression is a treatable medical illness.

MercyCare’s Depression Care Program is a partnership between you and your health care team to optimize your health and prevent condition related complications. With additional support from our nurse case manager, you can begin to take steps toward better health.

How MercyCare can help:

  • Provide communication and education to teach you more about depression and how to manage it
  • Coordinate care by keeping your health care providers informed of your condition and services we provide
  • Assist you in developing a self-care action plan
  • Provide information about your antidepressant medication and psychotherapy

Who is eligible?

The Depression Care Program is voluntary and available at no cost to MercyCare adult members who have depression and/or have recently starting taking medication to treat depression.

Chronic Kidney Disease Program

MercyCare's Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Program is a partnership between you and your health care team to improve early identification, care and slowing the progression of kidney disease in our adult members. With additional support from our nurse case manager, you can begin to take steps toward better health.

How MercyCare can help:

  • Provide you with specific education information on how to better manage your medications and visits with your doctor
  • Connect you to resources within Mercy Health System and the community
  • Coordinate your care by keeping your doctor and all other health care providers informed of your condition and the services we provide
  • Encourage and support any changes and help you take small steps toward meeting treatment plan goals

Who is eligible?

  • The CKD program is voluntary and available at no cost to MercyCare members identified with chronic kidney disease or have a below-normal glomerular filtration rate lab value.

Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

MercyCare Health Plans' Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Program is designed to work with your health care team to improve the care of your disease. With additional support from the nurse case manager, you gain education and self-care skills that can improve your overall health.

How MercyCare can help:

  • Provide specific education about how to better manage your medications and visits with your doctor
  • Connect you with resources within Mercy Health System
  • Coordinate your care between you, your doctor and all other health care providers by keeping you informed of your condition and services we provide
  • Encourage and support the changes for which you are ready and help you take steps toward meeting treatment plan goals

Who is eligible?

  • The program is voluntary and available at no cost to MercyCare adult members identified with chronic obstructive lung disease.