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News Coverage of The Prevention Plan Sold at Sam’s Club

The announcement that Sam’s Club is selling The Prevention Plan received a lot of news coverage, here is just some of it…. Getting options to the individual consumer so they can take control of their own health is the future.

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Year 3 on The Prevention Plan – an Update

So I’ve now entered year three of The Prevention Plan. As with all of us at U.S. Preventive Medicine, I have until January 31 to complete the registration, Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) and lab and biometric screening. Last week I … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Looking for Outcomes (Column 5)

Ultimately any company looking to invest in the health and well being of their employees through a prevention program will want to know if the program achieved worthwhile results. There are many different ways companies in this field report their … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Wellness Program – Has the Nomenclature Led us Astray? (Column 1)

Introduction Wellness has become one of the hottest health care topics for employers. Companies are looking to what appears to be a logical solution–keeping employees healthy–as a way to reduce the unsustainable cost increases related to health care benefits. So … Continue reading

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NY Times Story on Diabetes – Featuring Dr. Ron Loeppke

“Diabetes is the noninfectious epidemic of our time,” said Dr. Ronald Loeppke, vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine, a company that offers wellness and prevention programs to employers and individuals. That’s the background for a story today in the NY Times (Protecting … Continue reading

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Medicare Coverage of an Annual Wellness Visit – Update on Final Regulations

Last week HHS released their final rules on the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit for the establishment of a Personalized Prevention Plan. You can access the PDF here Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B … Continue reading

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