MESSA’s Asthma Case Management Program provides one-on-one help for MESSA members and their dependents who wish to effectively manage their asthma-related health issues.
MESSA’s asthma nurse educator, Susan Jahn, R.N., can help you:
Understand asthma and common asthma triggers
Learn how to monitor asthma
Figure out the right questions to ask at doctor visits
Obtain a written asthma plan from your doctor and help implement that plan, which is integral to controlling asthma throughout the year, saving time and money
MESSA’s program emphasizes education as a major component of managing asthma. By enrolling in the program, you receive asthma education materials, which can help you understand the chronic nature of asthma, guidelines for treatment, and information about MESSA’s asthma benefits.
Along the way, Susan will be available to provide information, encouragement and guidance to help you reach your asthma health goals.
To enroll in MESSA’s Asthma Case Management Program, call 800.336.0022 and select prompt 3 to speak with a nurse educator.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America can help answer questions about asthma or allergies. It also offers information on products suitable for people with asthma and allergies, and much more. Check out its website at www.aafa.org.
Informational videos from the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association offers a full library of instructional and informative videos that can help people living with asthma better manage their health, including:
More resources from the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association provides downloadable PDFs and infographics that cover action plans for home and school, workplace guidance, informative how-to documents and more, including:
School and Asthma