Better Breathing PATH Program for Asthma

Most people with asthma can learn to manage their condition. That's why we offer eligible members diagnosed with asthma educational information and an Asthma Action Plan through our Better Breathing PATH program for asthma. To find out more about our Better Breathing PATH program, call Customer Service for your health plan at the number below:

EmblemHealth:

  • Medicare HMO: 1-877-344-7364, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm
  • Medicare PPO: 1-866-557-7300, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm
  • All Other EmblemHealth: 1-877-842-3625, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm

GHI:

  • EPO/PPO: 1-800-624-2414, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm
  • HMO: 1-877-244-4466, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm

HIP:

  • Medicaid and Child Health Plus:  1-855-283-2146, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm
  • Commercial: 1-800-447-8255, seven days a week (excluding major holidays), 8 am to 8 pm

Find Out More About Asthma

You can learn more about asthma by visiting the following Web sites:

Learn About Your Inhaler

To make sure you get the most out of your medicine, it's important to use your inhaler correctly. Our Guide to Using Your Inhaler will show you how.

You may also download and print an Asthma Action Plan to bring to your next doctor's appointment. The Asthma Action Plan, which you develop with your doctor, shows you how to adjust your medicines depending on your symptoms and peak flow readings. School-aged children should take the Asthma Action Plan to their school nurse. This way, a copy is always available should your child have an asthma attack at school.

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic, or life long, lung disease that can be serious - even life threatening. The more you can learn about asthma, the better you can manage living with it.

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