Read Issue 1 - 2021
Gladys called SCAN Member Services in tears. Her arthritis was making it too hard and too painful to use the kind of monitor her doctor had prescribed to track her blood sugar levels. A nurse in her doctor’s office ordered another monitor that didn’t require finger pricks, but it was never approved—and the nurse wasn’t helping to find out why. Worried her diabetes would get out of control, 76-year-old Gladys didn’t know what else to do except call SCAN. The timing couldn’t have been better.
CEO Message: Extraordinary Care for Extraordinary Times
A new year is upon us! And while we’ve all probably had just about enough of what 2020 has to offer, there were some bright spots.
Ask Member Services
Q: Will SCAN cover the cost of the COVID-19 vaccine, and when will SCAN members be able to get it?
Let Tech Kickstart Your Health and Fitness
Even with the COVID-19 vaccine, we are likely months away from being able to return to our pre-pandemic lifestyles. Take advantage of the following low-to-no-cost programs and tools available to SCAN members to get started working toward your fitness goals for the new year.
Blaming COVID Is So 2020! Now It’s Time to Reset
If you’ve been exercising less and not eating as well as you know you should, you’re not the only one. The coronavirus and resulting lockdowns have broken many people’s healthy habits.
A New Member’s Guide to Getting Care
New to SCAN? Welcome! Here are a few basics to help you use your benefits to get care.
Coping Through a Pandemic? It’s Not New to This SCAN Member
When you’ve lived through three major disease outbreaks like 92-year-old Pamela B. has, you know something about how to stay healthy and cope during trying times.