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Learn how Sharp Health Plan and Sharp HealthCare have prepared for COVID-19, plus get preventive care tips and reliable sources for real-time information.
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Pandemic or not, every eligible person should receive the seasonal flu vaccine each year. Sharp Health Plan covers the flu vaccine as a preventive care service, at no additional cost.
Visit your plan medical group's website to find out how they’re protecting patients, visitors and caregivers during this time. There are no copays for medically necessary COVID-19 testing and treatment. We are waiving out-of-pocket costs for all
COVID-19 treatment received April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.
Take the CDC symptom checker to help you make decisions and seek appropriate care.
We have temporarily relaxed early refill limits on many maintenance medications. You can get early refills of up to a 90-day supply at in-network pharmacies.
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All in-person events have been canceled until further notice. However, our Medicare seminars are now being held online. You can view the schedule and sign up below.
We at Sharp Health Plan are here to help you get access to the care you need. Here are helpful phone numbers and resources to help you get care now. Remember, you should always contact your primary care doctor first about telehealth services, as well
as COVID-19 screening, testing and treatment.
Talk to a registered nurse after hours and on weekends at 1-855-562-8853. You may be directed to your primary care doctor. This is to ensure the quickest and best care possible when the nurse advice
line is experiencing high call volumes.
Telehealth visits are a covered benefit for members, if your doctor provides this service. Your copay will vary depending on your plan, but should be no more than the copay for an in-office visit.
The health care professionals at MinuteClinic® can help evaluate symptoms and come up with a treatment plan. Most services will require you to pay the amount equal to your copayment for an office visit to your primary care physician (PCP).
This video helps explain what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, and what to do if you are feeling sick or are worried about exposure.
Watch this video from PsychHub for ways to cope with the anxiety and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Testing is crucial to guiding our next steps in the fight against COVID-19, but do you know the difference between all the tests available?
If you or someone you know has lost their job, watch this video for coping strategies that can help support mental health.
The Aging and Adult Info Line can connect you to your local Area Agency on Aging, which coordinates a wide array of services at the community level to seniors and adults with disabilities. Visit aging.ca.gov or call 1-800-510-2020.
Here are some important resources to help you or your loved ones to stay home, stay healthy, and stay connected during California’s stay-at-home order.
Download “Feeling Good & Staying Connected,” a new guide and weekly planner that can help you connect with loved ones and discover ways to feel calm and positive.
AARP provides the Fraud Watch Network Helpline, for both members and non-members, who've been targeted or fallen victim to a scam. Call 1-877-908-3360.
How to stay healthy
Find helpful information about coronavirus and COVID-19 from our partner, Healthwise®. Learn how to stay healthy and what to do if you feel ill.
If you have a medical concern or need a follow-up appointment — and you’d like to save a trip to the doctor’s office — a video or phone visit1 might be the ideal option. Plus, you’ll be able to have your appointment from wherever is most convenient for you.
Find out more about the behavioral health support we offer.
Get the latest updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) from Sharp Health Plan and Sharp HealthCare.
You can use these interactive tools by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Sharp HealthCare to see if you are at risk.
Cyber criminals are finding new ways to defraud people online as we face the coronavirus and COVID-19. Be sure to protect yourself.
COVID-19 can have symptoms similar to a cold or flu. Use this chart to learn the differences.
Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19.
Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness.
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