What to Do If You Get Sick While Traveling

If you or your companion get sick during the trip please see the guidelines below: Pre-surgery:  Call the surgeons office or urgent care and they will provide you with direction and where to seek care and testing. Post-surgery:  Call the surgeons office or after hours number.  If no response, then call an urgent care or emergency department near where you are staying. Notify BridgeHealth: Our care coordination team can can assist you with proper arrangements… Read More →

Tips for Traveling by Air During COVID-19

Arrive on Time: Airport check-in for your flight opens 3 hours prior to departure. We suggest checking-in no later than 2 hours prior to your departure time. Verify your Seat: Seat assignments are not guaranteed and should be verified with your airline at time of check-in. Watch for Baggage Fees: Additional fees for baggage may apply. Consider the Cost to Change Tickets: Please be aware that you may be responsible for additional charges should you… Read More →

Helpful Resources for Members (Updated)

As you are aware, the novel COVID-19 health event is rapidly evolving, and the ultimate extent and duration of its impact are still largely unknown. At BridgeHealth, the health and safety of our members is foremost in our minds as we monitor and navigate this uncharted territory together. Please visit this link for current and future updates as they become available. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your care… Read More →

Get the Latest BridgeHealth COVID-19 Updates

As you are aware, the novel COVID-19 health event is rapidly evolving, and the ultimate extent and duration of its impact are still largely unknown. At BridgeHealth, the health and safety of our members is foremost in our minds as we monitor and navigate this uncharted territory together. Please visit this link for current and future updates as they become available. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your care… Read More →

BridgeHealth Partners with eMindful to Address the Stress and Prolonged Pain of Delayed Surgeries Due to COVID-19

Mindfulness Solutions Help BridgeHealth Members Cope While Awaiting Elective Surgery DENVER, CO and ORLANDO, FL — Tens of thousands of elective surgeries are being delayed across the country as hospitals and healthcare systems gear up to support the influx of patients with coronavirus. In many cases, members have been left without an expected surgery date or a clear plan, creating additional stress and uncertainty. Issues such as limited mobility, chronic pain, anxiety and even depression… Read More →

Resources for Our Plan Sponsors

Below is a list of sites and resources BridgeHealth is monitoring regularly to determine next best steps for our clients and their members. We will continue to add resources to this page as new information becomes available. Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Businesses and Employers  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Current emergencies/COVID-19 Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Updates COVID-19 Updates  American College of Surgeons COVID-19 Updates World Health Organization COVID-19 Outbreak Updates

COVID-19 Plan Update from our President, Jamie Hall

To Our Valued Customers: As you are aware, the novel COVID-19 health event is rapidly evolving, and the ultimate extent and duration of its impact are still largely unknown. At BridgeHealth, the health and safety of our members is foremost in our minds as we monitor and navigate this unchartered territory together. We take seriously our responsibility for all our members, especially those who may currently be planning to travel for elective surgery. Given the… Read More →

COVID-19 Update for March 16, 2020: Airline Cleaning Practices

There have been questions and concerns expressed about airlines and how they’re managing the threat of COVID-19. Airlines are required to follow CDC cleaning guidelines. Click on the airline name below to access their website and find out more about what they’re doing to further mitigate the risk of COVID-19 for travelers:  United Airlines American Airlines Alaska Airlines Delta Air Lines

GEHA Provides Federal Employees with Nationwide Access to Top-Ranked Surgeons Through BridgeHealth Centers of Excellence

Elevate and Elevate Plus Plans give federal employees access to BridgeHealth’s high-touch care coordination DENVER, Colo. — On January 1, 2020, GEHA, Inc. (Government Employees Health Association) began offering eligible members access to BridgeHealth’s centers of excellence and care coordinators to prepare members for planned surgeries like knee replacements, heart surgery, and bariatric surgery through one of its two new innovative benefit plans – Elevate and Elevate Plus.   GEHA, which offers one of the… Read More →

A message from our President, Jamie Hall

To Our Valued Customers, Patient safety has always been our number one priority at BridgeHealth. The health and wellbeing of our members and their loved ones are at the center of everything we do. As concerns about the virus that causes COVID-19 escalate, we wanted to share how we will continue to manage patient safety. Our quality team, led by our chief medical officer, Terry Fouts, MD, and our director of quality and process improvement,… Read More →