Better Breathing PATH Program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — also known as chronic bronchitis or emphysema — is a serious but manageable condition. If you or one of your covered family members are diagnosed with COPD, you may receive educational materials and other important information that will help you better understand and manage your COPD through our Better Breathing PATH program. To find out more about our Better Breathing PATH program for COPD, please call Customer Service for your health plan at the phone 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

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

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