By: Jennifer Lincicum
ALADS Insurance Consultant
ALADS has exciting news for all members enrolled in one of
the Anthem Blue Cross medical plans. Starting January 1st, 2017, all
members enrolled in one of the ALADS Anthem Blue Cross medical plans will have
access to a FREE mobile health app. The new ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App is
available for all enrolled members and their enrolled dependents over the age
of 18. On this new app, members and their eligible dependents will have the
opportunity to take a proactive role in managing their health and benefits.
Starting January 1st, 2017, you will be able to
access benefit information, track your progress towards your annual deductible
and out-of-pocket maximums, and even access benefit ID cards, all from your
smartphone or mobile device. The ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App will also
serve as your primary hub to manage your gym membership through Healthy
Lifestyles. Best of all, the ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App is available to
all members enrolled in an ALADS Anthem Blue Cross medical plan and will be no
cost to you and your family!
What is the ALADS
Mobile Health Consumer App?
ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App is a platform that provides important alerts,
education, and personalized navigation through your health
resources allowing you to make the best choices for you and your family’s
health. The platform provides a single “hub” to access all of your ALADS
medical and dental benefits, Anthem Blue Cross plan information, and ALADS exclusive
benefit information without having to navigate through multiple websites.
and Anthem Blue Cross have customized the Mobile Health Consumer App to provide
the most user-friendly experience to their members. Beginning January 1st,
2017, you will be able to access the personalized features of the ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App, which will allow you to:
download ID cards
Anthem Blue Cross benefit summaries
ALADS exclusive benefit information
Find an Anthem
Blue Cross doctor or dentist
information and links on other benefits included with your ALADS Anthem Blue
Cross medical plan
Anthem balances and deductibles
Manage your FREE gym
How Can I Manage my Health Through the App?
is here to help you and your family in taking a proactive role in your health.
The new ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App can help your family by providing
guidance on how best to utilize your chosen health plan. This dynamic system is
based on your unique health profile and resources. For example, the ALADS Mobile
Health Consumer App can help you compare costs for health services as well as track your
Anthem balances and deductibles. The platform can also help you and your family
understand the copays and services that your medical plan covers. Some of these
features, however, will require you to “link” your Anthem.com account to the
ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App. You can “link” the app to your Anthem.com
account in your profile settings under the deductibles and balances tab.
The ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App also includes an optional health assessment
test for enrolled members and dependents over the age of 18. Based on your test, the
app will recommend health programs, provide suggestions for healthy actions, or provide you with a list of questions to discuss with your doctor. The app also includes a unique
gaps-in-care program, based on your health information and history. This
information is completely confidential and will offer suggestions to help manage
any of your specific health conditions.
How Can I Manage my Gym Membership?
As you may know, starting January 1st, 2017,
ALADS will be offering a gym membership to all members and dependents over the age of 18 enrolled in an ALADS Anthem Blue Cross medical plan. This new benefit will
provide you and your family access to over 10,000 gyms and fitness centers
nationwide. The ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App will be the primary place for
you to manage your gym membership. On the app you will be able to:
registration through the Healthy Lifestyles website
Search for gyms
in your area
Healthy Lifestyles website for more information
How Can I Download
and Register for the App?
You will not be able to register
an account on the ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App or website until January 1st,
ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App is accessible via smartphone, tablet, or smart
watch and runs on iOS and Android devices. While you can download the ALADS Mobile
Health Consumer App from the iTunes store or Google Play, you will not be able to register an account
until January 1st, 2017.
Open the app and select “Register Now.” Please note that registration will not be available until January 1st,
2017. Enter your first and last
name, last four digits of your social security number, and your birthday
(example: 05/23/1985). You will automatically be provided with a username. You
can choose to keep this username or create a new one. You can now set your password and enter your email address.
can also access ALADS mobile health on the web if you do not have a smartphone
or up-to-date mobile device. You can register for ALADS mobile health online starting January 1st, 2017 by
going to https://www.mobilehealthconsumer.com/web/pages/login.html.
While the ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App will not be available for registration until
January 1st, 2017, all enrolled members who download and
register for the ALADS Mobile Health Consumer App during the first few weeks of
January will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win an iPad!
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Through your Anthem Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO plan and Anthem Blue Cross PPO plan, you and your family
have access to the finest doctors and one of the most extensive networks in the
state. With CaliforniaCare, you can build a relationship with your own network
doctor with almost all benefits including doctor visits, hospitalization, well
baby care, surgery, eye and hearing exams, for little or no out-of-pocket cost.
With the Anthem Blue Cross PPO plan, you have the freedom to choose medical services
from within Anthem Blue Cross’ expansive PPO provider network, or from a