HealthLeaders Media July 6, 2021
John Commins

The partners say their collaboration addresses Michigan employers’ concerns about rising healthcare costs and barriers to care quality.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

– Under the model, employers and other plan sponsors pay a fixed cost per employee for nearly 24/7 unlimited access to primary care providers.

– MSU and Everside say their model is not a replacement for employer-sponsored insurance, but rather a complementary wellness program.

– Patients will have low- or no-cost access to physicians and 24/7 virtual care, reducing the need for costly ER use.

– Everside says that employers using its care model save 20% on average in claims costs each year because the model proactively treats health problems.

– This affiliation marks the first time that Denver-based Everside...

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