Do You Know All of the Benefits Offered by Your Health Insurance?

Health insurance companies offer a wide array of programs to support overall wellness. This is an untapped resource for many consumers. Each insurance company has its own specific set of offerings, and it is recommended that you call Member Services at your health insurance company, or visit the company website to learn more about resources available to you.

Some examples include:

  • Reimbursement for gym/ health club memberships, weight loss programs, fitness classes, fitness equipment, bike helmets, school sports athletic user fees, town sports programs, ski lift tickets and season passes, road race fees, and sports camps
  • In-home behavioral health services for children (in-home therapy, therapeutic mentor, parent partner, case management)
  • Coverage for psychological and special education testing
  • Free or discounted wellness and parenting books
  • Free or discounted childbirth education, breast feeding, parenting and child CPR classes
  • Free or low cost nutrition services
  • On call nurses to answer medical questions and provide case management for consumers with acute medical needs
  • Assistance finding transportation to medical appointments
  • On call social workers to assist with unmet needs and social emotional needs, and to provide clinical support until a consumer is connected with a therapist
  • Ongoing support services to manage chronic health conditions
  • Information on prescription drug savings offers and programs
  • Mail order prescription discounts
  • Insurance for students
  • Insurance for individuals traveling to the U.S. from abroad
  • Health coverage for U.S. residents traveling abroad
  • Information on medical diagnoses, treatments and steps to determine best medical course of action
  • Free flu shots
  • Free medical equipment (including breast pumps for breast-feeding women)
  • Online health assessments
  • Wellness classes
  • Smoking cessation resources and support
  • Discounts on fitness devices, medical equipment (including glasses, hearing aids, etc.), fitness programs, massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic services, child safety and newborn equipment, and more.
  • Caregiver support services
  • 24/7 On call nursing and behavioral health lines

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