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Do you qualify for the Healthy Foods benefit?

On some Devoted Health plans, all members qualify for this benefit. On other plans, it’s only for members who have a health condition listed below. Check your What to Know About Your Plan booklet for your plan’s details. 

Not sure if you qualify? Call us at 1-800-DEVOTED (1-800-338-6833, TTY 711).

Top 10 most common qualifying conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure, also called hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Osteoporosis (weak bones) or family history of osteoporosis
  • Severe obesity (Body Mass Index of 40 or higher)

All qualifying conditions

Conditions that affect your bones or joints, like:

  • Arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis (weak bones)
  • Family history of osteoporosis

Conditions that affect your lungs or breathing, like:

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Chronic bronchitis 
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Heart conditions, like:

  • Cardiac arrhythmias (unusual heart rhythms, like when your heart flutters or “skips a beat”)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Chronic heart failure (CHF)
  • Atrial fibrillation, also called A-Fib

Conditions that affect your blood vessels, like:

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Varicose veins with ulcers
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Aortic aneurysm or abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • A history of blood clots in your lungs or other places in your body — doctors may call this deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or chronic venous thromboembolic disorder
  • A history of stroke (a blood clot in your brain)

Any form of cancer

Not including pre-cancer

Severe obesity

Body Mass Index of 40 or higher

A long-term infectious disease, like:

  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Lyme disease

Endocrine (hormone) conditions, like:

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid problems
  • Addison’s Disease
  • Cushing’s Syndrome

Problems with your liver or kidneys, like:

  • End-stage liver disease
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) or chronic kidney failure
  • End-stage kidney disease or renal disease, also called ESRD

Conditions that affect your digestion, like:

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Colitis
  • Inflammatory polyps

Blood or bone marrow conditions, like:

  • High cholesterol
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Sickle-cell disease (not including sickle-cell trait)
  • Chronic venous thromboembolic disorder, a condition that causes blood clots

Conditions that affect your immune system, like:

  • Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Polyarteritis nodosa, which affects your arteries
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica, which causes muscle pain and stiffness
  • Polymyositis, which weakens your muscles

Protein-calorie malnutrition

Health problems from not getting enough food to eat, especially protein foods like meat, fish, eggs, or beans

Brain or neurological conditions, like:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Epilepsy or seizure disorder
  • Paralysis in one or more of your limbs
  • Huntington's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis, or MS
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Neurologic problems related to a stroke

Mental or behavioral health conditions, like:

  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression (major depressive disorder)
  • Paranoid disorder
  • Schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
  • Alcohol or other drug dependence