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Health Education

Prospect Medical and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan provides you with health education programs, materials, and other resources that can help our members stay healthy and manage their conditions.

Mandated Health Education Materials:

Providers can meet state health education requirements by giving members materials on state-mandated health education topics. Many of these materials are available in languages other than English, and are available in alternative formats (audio, braille, large print).

Please visit: Health Education Materials in State Mandated Health Topics to download and print these documents directly. 

Health Education Programs:

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan is offering the following virtual health education programs exclusively for BSP members in October, November and December of 2021:

  • Silver Sneakers exercise programs for seniors
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (for members with pre-diabetes)
  • Diabetes Self-Management (for members with diabetes)
  • Healthy Living during the Holidays

Several programs offer classes in Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin. For instructions on how to refer your patients, member participation restrictions, and other details please download the following class schedule: Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan-Health Education Programs.

Blue Shield Promise also offers Population Health Management Programs for members with certain chronic conditions.

You will receive updates on the latest available health education programs in our Prospect Medical Provider Education bulletins faxed by the Network Management Department.

If you cannot locate an appropriate class for a member, or need additional help, please submit the Health Education Class Referral to Prospect Medical’s Disease Management Department. 

Member Health Assessments

Completing a timely Initial Health Assessment (IHA) and the Staying Healthy Assessment (SHA) provides an opportunity for members to establish a relationship with their primary care physician (PCP) and can led to positive health outcomes.  Please visit Health Assessment Guides to learn more about: 

  •  The IHA procedures, guidelines, and documentation 
  •  The SHA- Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) guidelines.

Community Programs and Services:

Community programs and services are available at no cost to members. These programs and services go beyond health education classes and can include, but are not limited to, Domestic Violence, Parenting, Support groups, Adoption Services, Family Counseling, and more. Please visit the following Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan site and scroll down to Community programs and services for more information on programs located in Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego County.