January 2009
Employee Benefit News;Jan2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on the disease management programs offered by U.S. employers amid a faltering economy. DM and wellness programs can be used to control indirect health care costs associated with lack of productivity and presenteeism. According to a research, 92% of health plans and employers offer one or more DM programs. Programs that focus on diabetes, coronary artery diseases and asthma achieve the greatest number of enrollments. The most commonly offered DM programs are listed.


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