What steps can you take to help you prevent disease?

  1. Healthy habits can increase your wellbeing in your golden years.
  2. Complete the AB Well Program preventive activities (and reduce your future benefit costs by up to thousands of dollars).
  3. Stay up to date with recommended screenings and vaccinations, which can help keep you in peak health.
  4. If you're enrolled in the Cigna Basic or Standard plans, fill certain preventive medications (including some cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure medications) for free.

The benefits of prevention

  1. You could reduce your future benefit costs by up to thousands of dollars (with the AB Well Program).
  2. Annual preventive visits are 100% covered - free - under A-B medical plans. If you're concerned about being charged, ask your doctor to confirm that they will bill your medical plan for a preventive visit.
  3. Prevention saves you money in the long run; it enables you to stop serious conditions before they become life-threatening and costly.
  4. Looking at your health can be scary for all of us, but prevention does help you live longer (and unlock a future with more cheers).
  1. You could reduce your future benefit costs by up to thousands of dollars (with the AB Well Program).
  2. Annual preventive visits are 100% covered - free - under A-B medical plans. If you're concerned about being charged, ask your doctor to confirm that they will bill your medical plan for a preventive visit.
  3. Prevention saves you money in the long run; it enables you to stop serious conditions before they become life-threatening and costly.
  4. Looking at your health can be scary for all of us, but prevention does help you live longer (and unlock a future with more cheers).

What is preventive care and which medications are preventive?

Preventive Care

Preventive care can help detect or prevent serious diseases, which is why it preventive care is 100% covered - free - under A-B medical plans. Examples include one annual check up with an in-network doctor, mammograms (1 per calendar year, usually after the age of 40) and vaccinations.

If you're concerned about being charged, ask your doctor to confirm that they will bill your medical plan for a preventive visit (not a diagnostic visit).

Preventive Medications

If you enroll in A-B's Cigna Basic or Standard plans, many preventive medications are free (including some blood thinners, diabetes and high blood pressure meds, along with other medications). Check out the full list in the Benefits Portal.

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