Chronic Disease Management

For Members With Rare and Complex Diseases Such as:

  • Seizure Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Polymyositis
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcertitive Colitis

Included at No Additional Cost for Members With These Plans:

  • Fully insured group insurance
  • Self-funded group insurance
  • Federal Employee Program groups

How It Works:
Nurse case managers work individually with members and their physicians to address the unique health care needs associated with high-cost, complex conditions. The nurses:

  • Teach effective self-management techniques
  • Help providers educate patients
  • Promote adherence to treatment plans
  • Are available by phone, 24/7

In addition, members receive monthly newsletters with preventive tips and have access to a special website with in-depth, condition-specific information and an extensive archive of health resources.

BCBSND contracts with Accordant Health Services to offer this service.

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