Asthma - Facts

  • Asthma affects as many as 20 million people in the U.S.
  • Asthma costs the American economy an estimated $19.7 billion annually. Direct care costs account for $14.7 billion; indirect costs, such as lost productivity, account for $5 billion.

Our Healthy Options asthma care management program is designed to assist members in the effective management of asthma.

Asthma can affect an individual’s activities of daily life, but it does not have to. Through the Healthy Options asthma care management program an individual can learn how to take better care of their asthma and live a healthy, active lifestyle.

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