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4.5outof5Stars-teal Peoples Health, Highest-Rated Medicare Advantage Plans in Louisiana for 2018 Great news for people with Medicare in Louisiana: Peoples Health plans are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2018. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) increased its rating, making Peoples Health plans the highest-rated Medicare Advantage plans in Louisiana. CMS uses a star rating system to measure how well Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans perform […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health, Highest-Rated Medicare Advantage Plans in Louisiana for 2018
dr wallis speaks on breast cancer Raising Local Awareness About Breast Cancer To create more local awareness during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Peoples Health Market Medical Director Dr. Brent Wallis stopped by the FOX 8 morning show on Friday, Oct. 13, to talk about the importance of getting annual breast cancer screenings and to dispel several myths and misunderstandings about breast cancer. [...] Read More: Raising Local Awareness About Breast Cancer
george_dunbar_small Peoples Health Honors Champion George Dunbar at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored George Dunbar, its first Champion of the 2017-2018 NFL football season, on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, during the New Orleans Saints game against the New England Patriots. A Peoples Health Champion is someone who has done something extraordinary after age 65 and who proves that excellence is achieved through […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion George Dunbar at Saints Home Game
hurricane_small Message to Peoples Health plan members regarding Tropical Storm Nate and Tropical Storm Harvey in August To members affected by Tropical Storm Harvey or Tropical Storm Nate, please know that Peoples Health is here to help you with your healthcare needs. Emergency Care If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department. Medical Care You can receive medical services from any healthcare […] [...] Read More: Message to Peoples Health plan members regarding Tropical Storm Nate and Tropical Storm Harvey in August
Ward Off the Flu With a Single Vaccine Dr. Brent Wallis, Peoples Health market medical director, joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to talk about the importance of getting an annual flu shot and to shatter common myths about the flu. [...] Read More: Ward Off the Flu With a Single Vaccine
biznews Peoples Health Featured on Biz New Orleans Biz Minute, the Biz New Orleans video blog, featured Peoples Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Frank Deus on Aug. 18 sharing valuable information about the importance of advance care planning. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Featured on Biz New Orleans
Dr. Junius Talking Sports Injury Prevention Orthopedic surgeon and Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to share tips on ways to protect the body during exercise and why exercise is important to good health. [...] Read More: Talking Sports Injury Prevention
Opiod Use Screenshot Opioid Overuse and Dependency: A Widespread Concern Opioid abuse is not only a national epidemic; it’s a local one, too. Peoples Health Market Medical Director Dr. Brent Wallis joined the Fox 8 morning show on Friday, July 21, to discuss the epidemic, including how to recognize signs of dependency and find available resources. [...] Read More: Opioid Overuse and Dependency: A Widespread Concern
Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members On Dec. 7, 2016, Medicare began covering percutaneous image-guided lumbar decompression (PILD) [...] Read More: Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members
Senior woman exercising The Truth About Women’s Health Peoples Health internist Dr. Angela McLean shares tips and dispels common myths about women's health. [...] Read More: The Truth About Women’s Health