Does Your Health Benefit Partner Help You Engage?

Employee engagement doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. 2nd.MD includes all of our turnkey communications in our expert medical opinion programs because it’s important to provide information to individuals throughout the year. Doing so ensures that when an employee needs help, they know how to get it.

A few small actions build up to a lot with communications. Learn how we help our clients communicate with their employees and download our top tips for How to Increase Employee Engagement.

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Disincentives to Lower MSK Surgeries and Costs

Millions think surgery is the only answer to musculoskeletal (MSK) pain or injury. But other therapies often work just as well. Many employees who were required to have an expert medical opinion before an MSK surgery learned just that, canceling surgery or choosing alternate treatment. The employer realized $7 million in savings.

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The Power of Medical Certainty

This article summarizes a discussion between Dr. Drew Olivera of Regence Blue Shield in Washington, and Dr. Joel Feigin of UnitedHealthcare. You’ll learn how care has changed in a post-COVID world and what expectations people have for care now.

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