Disease management programs offered under UnitedHealthcare Oxford Health Plans address chronic diseases such as asthma, chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease and diabetes, according to the company website. The insurance company also provides education and care coordination services to patients with serious health issues.
Other disease management resources that UnitedHealthcare Oxford offers for its members include bariatric resource services for managing morbid obesity surgical outcomes, kidney resource services for patients with end-stage renal disease and the managed infertility program, which helps patients obtain precertification of infertility services, explains UnitedHealthcare. Neonatal resource services are available to parents with newborns receiving intensive care. Transplant solutions support patients' disease management related to the transplant process. Transplant solutions also helps patients connect to leading transplant caregivers through its centers of excellence network.
Under the UnitedHealthcare Oxford Medicare Advantage insurance plan, members have access to disease management programs to help both diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, notes UnitedHealthcare. These programs teach patients more about their disease, coping methods, healthier lifestyles, medications available and associated side effects. Case management for members with these chronic conditions is available in the form of education and connections to resources for teaching ways to manage their disease.