Health and Wellness

Wellness Programs

Helping you improve your health

Maternity Health Program

Are you pregnant? Are you trying to conceive? CalOptima’s Bright Steps program may be able to help you throughout your pregnancy and after your baby is born. Bright Steps helps you have a healthy pregnancy and baby. The program teaches you about healthy eating, getting your testing done on time and gives resources. Bright Steps works to increase healthy full-term deliveries. All Bright Steps services are provided at no cost to CalOptima members.

To learn more about these no-cost Bright Steps services, please call CalOptima’s Health Management department at 1-714-246-8895. We are here to help you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or call CalOptima Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-587-8088 and ask for the Health Management department. TDD/TTY users can call toll-free at 1-800-735-2929. We have staff who speak your language.

Tobacco Cessation Program

Among other wellness services CalOptima has a tobacco cessation program to help members stop tobacco use. The program is for members including school-aged children, teens and pregnant women who smoke or use other forms of tobacco products. Members have the option to choose between phone, face-to-face counseling or going to a local class. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved medications for people who are trying to stop smoking. CalOptima will pay for the medicine to help members stop tobacco use if a doctor writes the order. Tobacco users who are pregnant or under 18 years of age will need to consult with their doctor about quitting and using medications.

Call our Health Education department at 714-246-8895 if you need help with quitting tobacco. TDD/TTY users can call 1-800-735-2929.

Weight Management Program

Join our weight management program today!

We offer our services to CalOptima members including children. Weight management helps you improve your overall health and we want to support you on this journey. If you are interested you can talk to a member of our staff over the phone to determine services that are suitable for you. CalOptima Health and Wellness staff will work with you to manage your needs and can refer you to other services that meet your needs.

Our services include telephonic and face to face coaching. For members who enjoy learning in a group setting we provide community education classes throughout the county. Children may be referred to a contracted weight management program outside of CalOptima if they meet the program requirements. Call us at 714-246-8895 to talk about your weight control needs. TDD/TTY users can call 1-800-735-2929.

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