Health Care Choices
Xavier University will spend over $9,000,000 in medical premiums for 2012. Better overall utilization will lower the increase we can expect in 2013 and beyond.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
4 Key Strategies
- Utilize generic drugs – 76.8% of prescriptions filled are generic. They are cheaper and have the same dosage, intended use, effects, safety and strength as brand name drugs.
- Use the appropriate setting for care, such as Urgent care or Mini-clinics for non-emergencies: Average Emergency Room cost = $1,436 Average Urgent care cost = $166
- Get recommended preventive visits. It is covered at 100% & early detection is important.
- PARTICIPATE IN HUMANA VITALITY!!!
- Complete your Health Risk Assessment
- Stay active and maintain a healthier lifestyle
- Participate in online health education courses
- Reduce your health risk
- Earn Vitality points
- Get rewarded