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Health care reform and the $22,000 employee

November 25, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

So, I am reading some health care reform news today on Crain's New York and there is an article about how disease state management programs can reign in costs for diabetes patients. I don't belong to such a program, but I agree with the concept. Apparently, UnitedHealthcare tested just such a plan this year with three national employers. What shocked me was that United says the average health care costs for an employee with diabetes (keep in mind, if they are employed, they aren't the...

Diabetes, Disease State Management, e-SP, Health care reform, Insulin, test strips

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