Health Condition Services

Medical Conditions Services

Health Condition Services are special programs for disease management, chronic illness, and health services for you and your loved ones. Support services include UnitedHealthcare (UHC) programs and Columbia on-site and virtual resources.

Whether you want to understand your treatment options or find health support, UHC Nurses are here to help. UnitedHealthcare programs are provided to Columbia employees enrolled in a UHC medical plan. Programs come at no extra cost to you as part of your plan. 

  • Get ongoing 1-on-1 support from a nurse, so you can breathe easier. When you join, you’ll partner with a nurse, who can help you manage your asthma symptoms, create an action plan and take steps to control health care costs. 
  • Members can learn more by calling the member phone number 1-800-842-9492 TTY 711 or by visiting myuhc.phs.com/asthma to learn more.
  • One of the most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease or CAD. CAD is caused by plaque buildup in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart, called coronary arteries and other parts of the body.
  • Members can learn more by calling the UHC member phone number at 1-800-232-9357 or by visiting myuhc.com.

Columbia Resources:

  • CUIMC are leaders in the field and highly specialized in diagnosing, treating, and managing a wide range of cardiovascular conditions at the Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center.
  • Call the CUIMC/Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center at 212-305-2633.
  • Access a team of specialized Congenital Heart Disease UHC nurses that will support you through all stages of treatment and recovery. They will help you make informed treatment decisions and guide you to top-performing Centers of Excellence providers such as CUIMC.
    • Members can learn more by calling the UHC member phone number at 1-800-232-9357 or by visiting myuhc.phs.com/chdrs or

Columbia Resources:

  • CUIMC provides seamless, multidisciplinary care for the successful treatment of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) patients with unique issues at the Schneeweiss Adult Congenital Heart Center. CUIMC providers have expertise in issues surrounding patients with all known forms of adult congenital heart disease. Through expert collaboration, CU providers ensure that complex issues are looked at from all angles, and the best treatment is provided for each individual. Learn more about congenital heart conditions.
  • Specialized Care for Congenital Patients During and After Pregnancy
  • New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery: New York-Presbyterian /Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at 212-305-5437
  • Call the CUIMC Schneeweiss Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at 212-305-6936 
  • Get ongoing 1-on-1 support from a nurse, who can help you avoid triggers, manage your condition and understand your doctor's treatment plan. Plus, learn about tracking progress at home using a scale and app or tablet to help you take charge of symptoms.
  • Members can learn more by calling the member phone number 1-800-842-9492 TTY 711 or visiting myuhc.phs.com/COPD.
     
  • Get ongoing 1-on-1 support from a nurse, who can help you answers to questions about diet and exercise, as well as support for monitoring your blood sugar and understanding medications.
  • Members can get started by calling the member phone number 1-800-842-9492 TTY 711 or visit myuhc.phs.com/diabetes to learn more.

Columbia Resources:

  • Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center - call 212-851-5494 and visit nbdiabetes.org/
  • If cancer touches your life, this personalized program is available for you, your family and your support system. UHC’s specialized cancer nurses can help you manage your symptoms, find doctors that fit your needs, and explore treatment options based on your unique needs.
  • Get personal support from an experienced cancer nurse who can help you understand your diagnosis and share information to help you make informed decisions about your care.
  • Members can learn more by calling the member phone number 1-866-936-6002 TTY 711 or by visiting myuhc.phs.com/cancerprograms.
     

Columbia Resources:

  • Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) - call 212-305-5098 and visit cancer.columbia.edu/
  • If you live with kidney disease, a specialized nurse is here to give you ongoing support to help you manage your condition and explore treatment options. Also take advantage of top-performing centers through our preferred network.
  • Call 1-800-232-9357 
     
  • If you need help deciding where to go for a transplant, this program may be for you. Based on your needs, a special transplant nurse can refer you to CUIMC as a preferred Center of Excellence or another medical center from the Centers of Excellence network. Plus, your nurse will work with your doctors to help coordinate your treatment before and after a transplant.
  • Call 1-800-232-9357 
     
  • Bariatric Resource Services is here to help guide you through your weight-loss journey as you explore options — from diet, exercise and lifestyle changes to surgery. Based on your needs, surgery is offered through CUIMC as a preferred Center of Excellence or another medical center from the Centers of Excellence network can be recommended. You’ll connect with a nurse specially trained in bariatrics for support before, during and after your treatment. 
  • Call 1-800-232-9357 
     
  • Neonatal Resource Services (NRS) provides a dedicated team of experienced neonatologist & neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses who can help ensure the right plan of care for the NICU infant and help facilitate a safe discharge home. Members can take part in the NRS program by calling the member phone number on your ID Card.
  • The plan pays benefits under the Covered Health Care Service Category in your plan documents.
  • Call 1-800-232-9357 
     

Columbia Resources: