Programs available to help get you on the path to feeling better

Several Health Support Programs are available to employees and family members covered by King County medical plans. These programs provide extra support when you need it, for example, when you need help understanding a new diagnosis, managing a chronic condition, or handling an illness. Program representatives may contact you by phone or email to provide additional information. A summary is provided below. For details, go to Health Support Programs.

Omada Diabetes Prevention: Offered to Regence and Kaiser Permanente members

If you or a family member are at risk for Type 2 diabetes, this program provides a personalized health plan, a health coach, smart health devices, and online support to help you reach your health goals. To learn more, go to Omada Health.

Omada Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Support: Offered to Regence members

If you or a family member have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, this program provides support to help you reach your health goals, whether that’s losing weight, managing diabetes, or improving your overall health. Go to Omada Health for more information and to enroll.

Better Choices Better Health: Offered to Regence and Kaiser members

This six-week online program offers strategies to manage chronic conditions such as anxiety, asthma, pain, depression, diabetes, heart disease, and more. To enroll in a workshop, go to Feel Better in 6 Weeks. For more information go to Online Support or call 844-384-1933.

AbleTo: Offered to Regence members

This eight-week virtual and video-visit program helps people manage the stress, anxiety, and depression associated with a medical condition or a life event. AbleTo offers support from licensed therapists and behavioral coaches. For more information, call 833-881-1464 or go to AbleTo.

Virtual First Care Pathways: Offered to Kaiser Permanente members

The Virtual First feature on the Kaiser Permanente Washington app provides educational content, tracking tools, and self-management strategies to help you better manage your health. Your doctor identifies whether you’re eligible for one of the targeted care pathways programs and invites you to participate.

SpecifiCare: Offered to Regence members in the Regular and Transit ATU 587 benefit groups

If you have a chronic or serious illness or injury, or a condition that requires complex care, a SpecifiCare nurse is available to offer telephone-based confidential support to you and your family members. Call 866-543-5765 for details.

Pregnancy Program: Offered to Regence members in the Regular and Transit ATU 587 benefit groups

If you’re a parent-to-be, the Regence Pregnancy Program offers a 24/7 nurse advice line, support and education from a maternity nurse care manager, and a smartphone app with tips and tracking tools. To enroll, call 888-JOY-BABY (888-569-2229).

More information

For more information about these and other programs offered by King County medical plans, go to Health Support Programs or contact Benefits, Payroll and Retirement Operations at 206-684-1556 or

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