COPD - Facts

  • COPD used to be thought of as an “old man’s disease.” Now, 53 percent of people with it are women. Almost 70 percent of people with it are under age 65.
  • More than 12 million American adults have COPD.
  • COPD cannot be cured, but it can be managed and treated. The key is to manage your disease and live better with it.

Our Healthy Options COPD care management program is designed to assist members in the effective management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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