Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that comes from injury, disease or damage to your body. Pain is sometimes a nuisance, or it may be a signal that something is wrong. If you are currently suffering in pain, talk to a doctor, nurse or other health care professional, so that you can be prescribed treatment or medicine to help relieve your pain.
For further information on helping yourself manage pain, how to control your pain, and your rights and responsibilities regarding pain relief please read more.
Some helpful tools and resources for pain management include:
- Comprehensive Pain Management Booklet for Consumers
- Questions for you to Answer About Your Pain Prior to Visiting Your Physician
- Myths and Truths About Pain
- Additional Pain Management Resources (includes links, printable booklets and other self-help tools)
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is an HMO plan and PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Excellus BlueCross BlueShield depends on contract renewal. Submit a complaint about your Medicare plan at www.Medicare.gov or learn about filing a complaint by contacting the Medicare Ombudsman. Y0028_8094_C.
This page last updated 10-01-2021.