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Welvie – Surgery Decision Program

Welvie Surgery Decision-Support Program

Meet Welvie
In addition to being part of a reliable Health Net health plan, you also have a knowledgeable friend to help you when a surgery may be in your future. Welvie, an online surgery decision program, will answer your questions, help you make decisions and guide you toward a positive outcome. With Welvie's help you might decide to have a less invasive treatment. But if surgery is the decision, Welvie helps you understand what to expect from pre-op preparations to recovery.

It pays to know Welvie.
CalPERS Basic members, you and any covered family members can each receive a gift card when you complete Steps 1 through 3 of the program and a brief survey. The gift card offer is available once a year (per 365 days).

Get started now!
Access the Welvie surgery decision support program today. Once on the Welvie website, just click the "Register" button to get started.

Six Steps to Better Results

Step 1: Starting your surgery decision off on the right foot.
Welvie helps you clearly understand your symptoms so you can make the most of your doctor's visit and get the right diagnosis. Then you can explore your treatment options.

Step 2: How to talk to your doctor. (And listen, too.)
Welvie shows you how to ask all the essential questions before you have to make an all-important choice about your medical care.

Step 3: Is surgery the only answer?
With Welvie in your corner, you can discover if an alternative treatment might work for you. If surgery is the answer, we can help you get the best outcome.

Step 4: Selecting a hospital is your call. Welvie helps you do it right.
Welvie guides you in selecting the right kind of hospital – they're not all the same! And reminds you of some key things to ask the doctors and nurses on your surgical team.

Step 5: OK. Now let's get this over with.
When the plans have been made, Welvie walks you through the pre-op details. You can actually relax a bit knowing you're well prepared and in good hands.

Step 6: Time to go home. And get well.
Let the healing happen. Welvie will be right there with you to guide your recovery even before you leave the hospital.

Want a sneak peek at Welvie? Check out this short video.
Remember to return to this page to get started with Welvie.

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