Quarantine tips to help you and your family stay well

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on March 31, 2020

As many states and cities implement stay-at-home protocols and individuals are quarantined with symptoms or potential exposure, staying well, both mentally and physically is everyone’s key priority.  Whether you are a parent, caregiver or just trying to get through the day, here are some tips for dealing with your mental health, helping your child learn ways to manage stress, and helping support the older adults in your life during a quarantine.

The information included in this post is provided by Optum®, AllWays Health Partners’ behavioral health partner.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, Behavioral health, Health & wellness, COVID-19

Virtual care is critical to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Posted by Stephanie Tyburski on March 24, 2020

This adapted post comes from AllWays Health Partners' provider blog, Best Practice. It provides details on a partnership between AllWays Health Partners and Microsoft to offer a free telehealth app for providers to address their needs during these unprecedented times. 

Our COVID-19 response team has identified virtual care as a critical need for our providers and patients. We realize that many patients may eventually be subject to quarantine or unable to get to a provider's office. Some of our network providers have expressed concerns about how to care for quarantined or ill patients in a safe, HIPAA-compliant way.

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Topics: Access to care, AllWays Health Partners, Health insurance trends, COVID-19

Need help comparing small group health plans?

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on March 17, 2020

As April approaches, brokers are helping their clients make a final decision about which plans to select with the most value. To help you keep track of some of the new plans and benefits in Q2, we’ve updated our small group health plan comparison chart. This free chart is a great resource for getting a full picture of the value of a plan, beyond just premiums.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, Plan comparisons

What Millennials expect from workplace wellness

Posted by Stephanie Tyburski on February 18, 2020

This post comes from AllWays Health Partners' provider blog, Best Practice. It includes great insights into the impact the Millennial generation will have on workplace wellness.

More than one-in-three employees are Millennials, making them the largest generation in the workforce. They're on track to outsize the Boomer generation, which reached its peak in 1997 with 66 million employees. The American Census Bureau estimates that Millennials will hit 75 million in the workforce at once. So what does this giant generation expect in the workplace?

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Topics: Workplace wellness, AllWays Health Partners

3 steps to help employees and their families choose a health plan

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on December 03, 2019

Open enrollment is in full swing, which means it’s time for employees everywhere to review their options and choose a health plan for the year ahead. This can be a stressful process involving new terminology that may leave you with questions even after you look them up. Our new guide to choosing a health plan can help employees and health care consumers looking to make sense of this complex decision.

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Topics: Insurance basics, AllWays Health Partners, Open enrollment guides