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Managed Care Specialist

Coral Springs Medical & Dental

Primary Care, Geriatric Care & Internal Medicine Specialists & Behavioral Health located in Coral Springs, FL

If you have a chronic health condition, receiving the right care can make a significant difference to both the length and quality of your life. That is even more true if you have two or more health issues. At Coral Springs Medical & Dental in Coral Springs, Florida, Juan Borja, DO, and his team can help with their managed care program. Managed care is the best way to ensure you're optimizing your health when you live with long-term medical conditions, so call Coral Springs Medical & Dental today or request an appointment online.

Managed Care

What is managed care?

Managed care is a service provided by the Coral Springs Medical & Dental team to help you stay as healthy as possible when you have a chronic medical problem.

People of all ages can develop long-term or incurable health conditions that require monitoring and treatment. These conditions include:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • High cholesterol
  • Chronic pain
  • Mental health disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune disorders like lupus

As you get older, the risk of getting one or more of these conditions increases significantly, so managed care is often especially valuable for seniors through geriatric care.

Using managed care optimizes the treatment of each condition you have and helps prevent some of the more dangerous complications long-term health problems can cause. To ensure you achieve and retain optimal health, your provider at Coral Springs Medical & Dental also coordinates your care with specialists should the need arise.

How does managed care work?

When you engage with a managed care program at Coral Springs Medical & Dental, you attend regular checkups to review your health, see how well you're managing your condition, and identify any new developments.

The exact nature of your checkup varies depending on what health conditions you have, but your provider always checks your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and other vital signs. They also discuss with you in detail how you feel, any problems or challenges you face, and concerns you have about your health.

A blood test is standard as it can provide a broad spectrum of information about numerous aspects of your health. Your provider might also carry out specific checks if you have certain conditions, for example, a foot exam for patients with diabetes or a thyroid hormone test for patients with thyroid disease.

Once your exam is complete, your provider at Coral Springs Medical & Dental can review your treatment plan and make any necessary adjustments.

What treatments does managed care provide?

Managed care provides you with the most appropriate treatments for your conditions. The basis of good health is to look after your body, so there's an emphasis on making healthy lifestyle choices. Your provider at Coral Springs Medical & Dental can offer advice and support to help you with:

  • Weight loss
  • Quitting smoking
  • Cutting down on alcohol
  • Eating a well-balanced diet
  • Getting the right exercise
  • Finding ways to beat stress
  • Establishing good sleep habits

These measures can make a significant difference to some of the most serious chronic health problems, including diabetes and heart disease.

Where necessary, managed care also provides medications and other treatments like physical therapies to help you optimize your health.

You can also get all your dental needs taken care of at Coral Springs Medical & Dental. Oral health plays an important role in whole-body health and wellness, and chronic conditions may affect your oral health.

To find out more about managed care services, call Coral Springs Medical & Dental today, or book an appointment online.