The Asthma Management Program encourages you to take charge of your asthma by using your health care team to develop personalized management tools. When patient self-care education starts early in the disease, it can help prevent life changing complications.
All members with a diagnosis of asthma are eligible to join the program. Members can be identified for eligibility through:
To enroll, obtain additional information or remove your name from our asthma program, please contact the customer service phone number found on the back of your identification card.
Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack. Click the links below to learn more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website
Asthma Coalition of Erie County
The following resources are in Adobe PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them:
To sign up for one of the wellness seminars or support groups in BlueCross BlueShield of WNY’s Asthma Program, or for more information, just call the number listed below.
Complete Home Care of Tonawanda:
(716) 694-2253 ext. 327
Cuba Memorial Hospital of Cuba:
(585) 968-2000 ext. 247
Summit Pediatrics of Niagara Falls:
Tools of Asthma
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Lung Association
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
National Jewish Medical and Research Center