Breathe easy with 24/7
One out of 13 people live with asthma. If that includes you or a loved one, we’re here to help explain the symptoms, triggers, management, and treatment options for this condition — including a round-the-clock 24/7 Nurse Line in case of flare-ups.
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Keep it in check, from triggers to treatment
There are many ways your plan can help you manage asthma as part of a comprehensive approach to your health.
Talk to your doctor
One of the most important things you can do to manage your asthma is establish a relationship with a doctor or other health care provider that you trust. At your routine health checkups, you and your doctor can set and review your goals for controlling your symptoms and living your healthiest life.
Download this simple Asthma Care Checklist to bring to your next appointment. If you need a doctor or allergy and asthma specialist, use our Find a Doctor and Estimate Costs tool.
Know your medications
Keep a list of all your medication names and strengths on hand, and review with your doctor instructions for using your controller medication and rescue inhaler.
To review your plan's coverage of specific asthma medications, use our Medication Lookup tool.
Raise your trigger awareness
Understanding what causes your flare-ups, how to avoid your triggers, and these asthma ABC's can help you take control of your condition:
- Asthma action plan
Make an asthma action plan
Having an asthma action plan in place is one of the best ways to manage asthma. It’s an easy-to-follow guide on how to control daily symptoms, and what steps to take when flare-ups occur. Work with your doctor to develop a plan, and be sure to review it together at least once a year.
To get started, download a template:
Get Team Blue working for you
Get one-on-one assistance from a Team Blue Care Manager to help you manage your asthma, answer questions, and set health goals.
Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET,
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.
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Get immediate advice, 24/7
Deep breaths: if you have a flare-up when your doctor’s office isn’t open, our 24/7 Nurse Line can help you manage your symptoms at home or determine whether you need the ER or urgent care.
Call day or night, 1-888-247-BLUE (2583)