Archive | August, 2018

 Don Langer, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas (center right) and employee volunteers present a $5,000 grant to Heather Patrick, CEO, Prevent Blindness Texas (center left).

Houston Kids Receive Free Vision Screenings, Eye Exams and Prescription Glasses at Back-to-School Event

Houston-area children and families received free vision screenings, vouchers for comprehensive eye exams and prescription glasses as part of a back-to-school public health event at the BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center. Certified pediatric vision screeners from Prevent Blindness Texas conducted the screenings, and any child identified with the need for prescription eyewear will receive a […]

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UnitedHealthcare “Benefit Assist” Program Makes Benefit Payouts Faster and Easier For Employees

Employees enrolled in UnitedHealthcare accident, critical illness or hospital indemnity protection plans can now receive benefit payouts faster and easier through UnitedHealthcare’s industry-first Supplemental Health Benefit Assist Program. Benefit Assist features a team of UnitedHealthcare Benefit Assistants who contact an eligible plan participant following a qualifying critical illness diagnosis, hospital stay or serious accident. The […]

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How Companies Can Boost Their Employee Well-being Programs

An increasing number of companies are implementing well-being programs to help their employees live healthier lives, reduce health care costs, and improve employee productivity and satisfaction. A recent employer survey by Willis Towers Watson found that 72 percent of U.S. companies “aim to improve their health and well-being strategies and programs over the next three […]

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