Sickle Cell Program

McLaren Health Plan's Sickle Cell management program is a comprehensive program that begins with early identification of members with Sickle Cell Disease, and through patient education and monitoring, promotes improved outcomes. The emphasis of the program is on self-management and coordination with the primary care physician (PCP) and hematologist and assisting with getting needed testing and treatment.

Program goals include emphasis on self-management, follow-up with health care providers, adherence to prescribed medications, and getting recommended testing to prevent Sickle Cell Disease complications. Ongoing individualized contacts with the member are conducted on an as needed basis to ensure understanding of treatment plans, promotion of the preventive measures and prevention of disease complications.

Members with a diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease are automatically enrolled in the Sickle Cell Disease management program. Members can become ineligible if they are incorrectly identified as having Sickle Cell Disease, are no longer an MHP member (termed/expired) or if the member chooses to opt out of the program. For questions or to opt out of this program, contact Customer Service toll free at 1-888-327-0671 (TTY: 711).