How MyConsult Online Medical Second Opinion Can Help You
As a Cleveland Clinic Employee Health Plan (EHP) member, you can access the MyConsult Online Nutrition Consultation service and receive reimbursement if you are participating and compliant with one of the disease self-management programs. Cleveland Clinic's MyConsult Online Nutrition Consultation service is a comprehensive program that offers members nutrition counseling with a Heart & Vascular Institute registered dietitian in a personalized and convenient atmosphere. After you answer a series of simple questions, our dietitian will review your needs, help you establish realistic goals, and offer you nutrition tips and strategies to start you on your way to a healthier future.
Please note: Members who are Medicare primary are not eligible for reimbursement.
Reimbursement for all programs requires that the member sign up, pay the fee for the individual program and contact Care Management at 216.986.1050 to become established with a Care Manager.
Payment can be by certified check, credit card, or you can use your Cleveland Clinic Flex Spending Account.
Below are the nutrition services eligible for reimbursement by the Cleveland Clinic EHP through the Care Management Department:
- Diabetes: This service is for persons who have been diagnosed with either type 1 or 2 diabetes. Our dietitians will provide you with an individualized nutrition plan to establish healthy eating patterns aimed at improving blood sugars and reducing risk factors associated with diabetes. To help you achieve long-term change, our dietitians will work with you for a total of four sessions (one initial consultation and three follow-up sessions).
- High Blood Pressure: This service is for persons who have been diagnosed with hypertension (chronically elevated high blood pressure). Three sessions with the Cleveland Clinic MyConsult dietitian includes the most up-to-date dietary and lifestyle recommendations aimed to help you lower your blood pressure. We will center our nutrition recommendations to your individual needs and preferences and will provide practical tips and suggestions on how to implement these guidelines.
- High Cholesterol: This service is for persons who have been diagnosed with elevated total cholesterol, LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, low HDL (high-density lipoprotein) or high triglycerides. Three sessions with the Cleveland Clinic MyConsult dietitian will include research-backed nutrition strategies to help you lower your risk factors for heart disease. We'll offer practical dietary advice to suit your individual heart-health goals.
- Weight Loss: If you have excess weight to lose, then four sessions with our experienced dietitians will get you on the road to weight loss success. We'll provide you with individualized eating strategies, meal preparation tips, menu suggestions, grocery shopping tips, and meal plans centered around your individual needs. A host of additional tips and suggestions will be provided to help you successfully achieve your weight goals.