BRENTWOOD, TN., January 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Premise Health, the nation’s leading direct healthcare company, has opened a new wellness center nearby in the Northbrook, Illinois. It will serve employees and dependents of Allstate and other local employers, increasing access to care in Chicago area and further adding to the company’s network of 14 markets across the country.
“Allstate has enjoyed a trusted relationship with Premise Health since 2011 when it began operating our Northbrook the office wellness center,” said Melissa Rinker, Allstate Director of Benefits Design and Planning. “Now that most of our employees are working remotely, we are thrilled that Premise Health has opened a new wellness center nearby. Northbrook– staff in the area will still have access to the high quality, personalized and affordable healthcare services they have enjoyed for over 11 years.”
Expansion of services in Chicago, Atlantaand other major US markets is part of a long-term, strategic effort to grow the Premise nearsite network. With nearby site expansion projects planned for 2023, including several additional sites in Chicago market, Premise will also continue to partner with employers to add members to its already established wellness centers. Premise operates more specialty primary care sites nearby for employers than any other provider in the country, and demand is growing.
“Employers and industry observers are realizing that health care costs, already unsustainable, are poised to increase significantly in 2023 and beyond as hospitals and health systems renegotiate their contracts with insurers and shift their own rising costs to labor and other supplies,” said That Clark, CEO, Premise. “Our model reduces overall healthcare costs by leveraging the primary care team to focus on the whole patient and by directing them to the highest quality and most valuable facilities in the local community. We are pleased to partner with employers to provide care in the neighborhoods where their people live.”
The average cost of employer health insurance for a family in 2022 is approx 22,000 dollars per year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
In addition to Northbrook location that will be shared between multiple employers, Premise operates 16 on-site and nearby wellness centers in Chicago zone intended for single employers. It serves 13 local organizations, including large, self-funded employers and Taft-Hartley funds, totaling more than 265,000 covered lives, including dependents.
Premise’s nearby wellness centers, which follow the patient-centered medical home model, provide comprehensive, personalized care designed to help people improve their health. The Northbrook the center offers primary care services, including preventive examinations, biometric examinations, urgent and urgent care, specialist and referral management and women’s health. In addition to in-person appointments, the wellness center offers virtual visits through My Premise Health.
Nearby wellness centers are a core component of Premise’s integrated access model, which also includes on-site care and digital care. Overall, Premise operates more than 800 wellness centers in 45 states and Guamserving approximately 400 large employer clients.
The Northbrook nearsite continues to accept new member organizations. Employers can learn more about Premise’s approach to on-site care here.
About Premise Health
Premise Health is the leading direct healthcare provider and one of the nation’s largest digital providers, serving more than 11 million eligible lives across hundreds of the largest commercial and community employers in the US. Premise partners with its customers to offer fully connected care – in-person and in the digital environment. It operates more than 800 on-site and nearby wellness centers in 45 states and Guamdelivering care through a Digital Wellness Center and on-site, near-site, mobile and event solutions.
Premise delivers value by simplifying complexity and removing barriers to give diverse member populations access to convenient, integrated, high-quality care. It offers more than 30 products, providing the breadth and depth of care needed to serve the entire population of organizations. The result is healthcare that meets the needs of members and their families, helping them live healthier lives while reducing costs for organizations. For more information about Premise Health, visit www.premisehealth.com.
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