Employers

Vitality Launches First-of-its-kind Health and Wellness Marketplace for Employers

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Employers face a growing number of health and economic concerns including: the pandemic, rising costs of employee benefits, and meeting the needs of a multi-generational workforce where many will continue to work outside of the workplace environment for the foreseeable future. To help employers address these evolving challenges Vitality Group, a global health and wellness company committed to making people healthier, unveiled Vitality Gateway Flex a new way of boosting health and wellness engagement by offering more relevant choices to employees to meet their specific needs.

“As employees continue to work outside of the traditional workplace, it’s critical that employers engage them in smarter ways to manage their health and wellness,” said Tal Gilbert, CEO, Vitality USA. “Gateway Flex intuitively identifies the programs and partners that will have the greatest impact on the health of a member, and through behavioral engagement

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Employers Share Lessons Learned from Successful Health Promotion Programs

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The C. Everett Koop National Health Awards took place virtually this year, but the success stories were as inspiring as ever. Brought to life through videos of the winning programs and remarks from organizational leaders, the exemplary workplace health promotion programs encouraged others to strengthen their efforts at a time when employee well-being is critical to the health of the nation.

The Health Project presented its 2020 C. Everett Koop National Health Award to Quest Diagnostics. The company’s triple aim approach to employee health targets reduced costs, improved outcomes and a better experience for its workers. During the event, Quest employees shared their experiences, including life-saving diagnoses and treatment they received through the program. Executive administrative assistant Rebecca Courrau commented, “We’re very fortunate to

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Imagine Health Partners with Tenet Healthcare to Lower Cost of Healthcare for South Florida Employers

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Imagine Health and Tenet Healthcare have partnered to expand access to a new type of health plan throughout South Florida. Through direct contracting and built-in price protection, the Imagine Health plan will cut costs and provide direct access to high-quality care for self-insured employers and employees in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties.

Through the relationship, self-funded employers and their employees can save as much as 20% on healthcare costs while gaining direct access to Tenet Healthcare’s 10 hospitals, including Palm Beach Children’s Hospital and two Level-1 trauma centers; eight ambulatory surgical centers; 20 urgent cares; and hundreds of primary care physicians and specialists throughout the region. An experienced Imagine Health member advocacy team will provide care navigation services, ensuring members get the most out of their health plan.

“In Florida, health insurance premiums rose 60% over

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