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1 www.mebs.com Health Care: Its All about You Health Care: MEBS Presents: E 3 University

2 E3E3 Cost of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: A focal point for 20+ Years Rising Costs MI employer-sponsored family health insurance premiums rose from $6,817 to $12,151--an increase 78.2% Workers share of annual premiums rose by 170.6% ($948 to $2,564) Variety of Cost Control Strategies Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) & Other Managed Care Approaches Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) Precertification of Services & Care Management Higher co pays and Deductibles

3 E3E3 No Matter Your View of the Health Care Reform Debate No Reform Expand Medicaid Market Competition Individual Mandate Single Payer

4 www.mebs.com …Whats Important About Health Care Is You Number one goal is keeping you and your family members healthy! E3E3

5 E3E3 What is E 3 (Engagement, Empowerment, Enhancement) Wellness and Chronic Disease Management Programs: Aim to improve members and dependents health and reduce the risk of disease Early identification of disease or risk of disease Appropriate treatment of chronic disease Focus on modifying Behaviors Environment and culture

6 E3E3 E 3 Program Components Screening Health risk assessment Health screening (biometric) Event Programs and Resources Health fairs Immunizations/flu shots Health challenge Healthy lifestyle classes Discount to fitness center Online Resources Health portal/website Online healthy lifestyle program Personal health records Other Programs/Resources Nurse line- other phone support Personal health coaches - lifestyle management support Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

7 E3E3 Know Your Health Status - Action Steps Complete the On-line Health Risk Appraisal Understand potential health risks and how to reduce risk Share the results with your physician Develop an action plan based on your health status Be Sure to Receive Nationally Recognized Preventative Services Annual Physical Mammography, prostate screenings, etc. Review the recommendations at www.ahrq.gov/CLINIC/uspstfix.htm

8 E3E3 Physician Quality: What to Consider Look for Physicians who: Are Board certified in the specialty they practice Never had their license restricted or revoked Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions Meet nationally recognized standards for quality of care and patient outcomes Explore credible sources of information: Health Grades: www.healthgrades.com National Committee on Quality Assurance: http://recognition.ncqa.org/ American Medical Association: webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/html/patient.html

9 www.mebs.com Ask Questions It Could Improve Your Care, It Could Save Your Life E3E3

10 E3E3 Optimizing Your Physician Office Visit: Action Steps The 3 Questions Patients Should ask at each visit: 1.What is my main problem? 2.What do I need to do? 3.Why is it important for me to do this? Questions are from the Ask Me 3 Program Developed by American Medical Association, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, and many others Goal is to improve patient-doctor communication

11 www.mebs.com The E 3 Commitment Providing tools and education to help you reach your health goals because… E3E3

12 E3E3 Top 3 Action Steps To Do Right Now Health Risk Assessment Physical/Preventative Screenings and Rx Review Explore MEBS E 3 tools at www.mymebs.com

13 www.mebs.com Health Care: Its All About You www.mebs.com E3E3


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