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Biking is an enjoyable and effective form of exercise. But is it less stressful on your joints?
Is your child ready for contact lenses? There are no hard rules about when a child is ready to switch to contacts. Here are some tips to help you make this important decision.
The National Sleep Foundation has identified 4 key markers of quality sleep. One of them: It takes you no more than 30 minutes to fall asleep.
True or false: Brushing your teeth with an up-and-down or side-to-side motion cleans your teeth most effectively.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.
A spinal tap, also called lumbar puncture, is used to take a sample of the fluid from the spinal column to look for infection or bleeding. The most common reasons people need this procedure include severe headache, fever with a stiff neck or vomiting, or confusion. Watch this video to learn what happens during this procedure.
Detailed information on thoracentesis, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract, and an illustration of a thoracentesis procedure.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, and copayments or coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Peoples Health is rated 4 out of 5 stars. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. The “highest rated” designation is based on the Medicare star ratings for HMOs listed under “Medicare Health Plans in Louisiana” in the CMS publication “Medicare & You 2017.” There may be other plans with enrollment limitations (eg. special needs plans or employer group plans) with equivalent ratings.
Peoples Health Network is the administrator for Peoples Health, Inc.
Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract to offer HMO plans. Enrollment depends on annual Medicare contract renewal.
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