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UniCare of West Virginia Providing Assistance for Asthma Education Training
Date:3/12/2008

Well-known for its Weight Watchers program and obesity training, state's largest Medicaid managed care plan now collaborating with the American Lung Association to provide medical professionals the opportunity to become

certified in conducting Breathe Well, Live Well program

CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With West Virginians continuing to rank among the highest in the country in asthma prevalence, UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc. (UniCare) continues to be an innovator for proactive health solutions. The American Lung Association of West Virginia (ALAWV) is conducting an asthma education training session today, and UniCare is drawing from its vast health care network to provide health professionals from across the state to participate.

The training is part of a national effort by the American Lung Association that aims to reduce illness and disability due to asthma by training health care professionals to conduct workshops with the intent of improving asthma knowledge and self-management skills. Breathe Well, Live Well is the title of the effort and is based upon an intervention program developed by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lung Health Center.

Similar to efforts involving the innovative Weight Watchers collaboration and obesity training for West Virginia physicians and clinical staff, UniCare recognized a serious problem and took the means to help alleviate the situation. It's the first major effort in UniCare's newest campaign, "Educate and Innovate in '08."

"Although many people may not realize, the CDC has provided information that states West Virginia has one of the highest asthma rates in the nation," said Mitch Collins, regional director for UniCare. "The workshops that will be conducted as a result of this training will help not only UniCare members, but all West Virginians needing help in these areas of the state."

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