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Promoting preventive care in the workplace is one of the most important steps an employer can take to maintain good health while helping to keep medical costs in line, says Dr. Luke Burchard, Vice President of Cost Containment and Medical Director for iHealth. “By practicing a focused approach to employee wellness, employers can produce real claims savings for health plans,” he emphasized.
At a recent MedBen wellness conference, Dr. Burchard recommended six annual screenings that benefit both employee and employer:
MedBen offers medical plans that encourage preventive care, such as low patient co-payments for standard screenings. We also can assist self-funded employers in developing a fully-rounded wellness program.