Through a proactive wellness approach, MedBen WellLiving clients spend less per member on major chronic conditions than those who don’t use WellLiving (see chart below). Overall, WellLiving clients spent, on average, $822 less PEPY than non-WellLiving clients from 2018 to 2021.
The cost of these conditions on a national scale is staggering. According to CDC data:
- Heart disease and stroke cost the US an average of $363 billion per year, including direct medical costs lost productivity. Having high cholesterol raises the risk of these conditions.
- Diabetes care costs $327 billion in medical costs and lost productivity (2017).
- Hypertension costs the nation about $131 to $198 billion each year.
- Asthma costs Americans about $50 billion each year.
Identifying and managing chronic conditions as early as possible lowers the risk of developing future health problems, saving you money in the long term.
Learn more about the health and cost saving benefits of MedBen WellLiving by calling us at 888-627-8683.