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Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program

Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program
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Controlling Your Asthma and Preventing Asthma Attacks

If you have asthma, you know how important it is to keep your condition under control. Asthma can cause serious breathing problems with life-threatening results. Luckily, there are ways of controlling your asthma and resources to help you do it.

Horizon NJ Health has an asthma program to help members reduce the risk of asthma attacks, relieve attacks when they happen, and learn how to prevent asthma attacks. The Horizon NJ Health Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program offers information about the basics of asthma. You will learn how to:

  • Know what your asthma triggers are and how to make your home a healthier place
  • Control your asthma with medication
  • Keep track of your progress

Once you are enrolled in the program, Horizon NJ Health nurses can help you:

  • Create an asthma treatment plan
  • Make doctor appointments
  • Coordinate your asthma care
  • Get asthma management supplies
  • Learn about self-management
  • Remember to schedule preventive care

The Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program also includes home visits by nurses and referrals to specialists for eligible members. You will also receive educational information by phone and mail. The program was developed using the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management o f Asthma.

The Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program is open to members of all ages. Join today by calling Horizon NJ Health's Asthma "Breathe Easy" Program toll-free at 1-800-682-9094, extension 89634. Hearing- and speech-impaired members can dial 1-800-682-9090 (TTY/TDD 711).