How can employers address the rising cost of healthcare?

Start with the heart

An analysis of employer claims data by the Validation Institute found an average savings of $1,865 in total year one medical costs per Hello Heart participant compared to matched non-participants.¹

U.S. healthcare costs are rising

Employers are reporting the highest annual increase in per-employee health costs in over a decade, and the cost of doing nothing is high.

19.7%
6.3%
of U.S. GDP is spent
on healthcare²
increase in average per-employee cost of employer-sponsored health insurance in 2021³
19.7%
of U.S. GDP is spent
on healthcare²
6.3%
increase in average per-employee cost of employer-sponsored health insurance in 2021³

Why are cardiovascular claims so high?

High blood pressure is #1 in prevalence and #1 in
unmanaged risk

High blood pressure is #1 in prevalence and #1 in unmanaged risk

#1 most expensive
chronic disease
Heart disease costs the U.S.
$363 billion per year
Overuse of surgeries
and procedures
1 in 7 stent surgeries are
unnecessary
High average cost of
surgery
Over $150,000 for CABG
#1 most expensive chronic disease
Avoidable invasive procedures
High average cost of surgery
Heart disease costs the U.S. $363 billion per year
1 in 7 stent surgeries are unnecessary
Over $150,000 for CABG
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How digital care is tackling high healthcare costs

Employers are in a powerful position to improve quality of care while helping reduce waster in the healthcare system by offering digital care as an employee benefit.

Benefits of digital health
Low cost
Engage patients that
avoid primary care
Digital coaching for
behavioral change
Medication
reminders
User
Education
Fast and
convenient

How digital care is tackling high healthcare costs

Employers are in a powerful position to improve quality of care while helping reduce waste in the healthcare system by offering digital care as an employee benefit.

Benefits of digital health
Low cost
Engage patients that avoid primary care
Digital coaching for behavioral change
Medication
reminders
User
Education
Fast and
convenient
Low cost
Engage patients that
avoid primary care
Digital coaching for
behavioral change
Medication tracking &
reminders
User education
Available anytime, anywhere
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How much could employers save with Hello Heart?

How much can employers save with a digital heart health solution?

An independent analysis of 2017-2020 employer claims commissioned by Hello Heart found potential cost savings among 203 Hello Heart users compared to 200 matched non-users. Total medical costs per user decreased by $880 while avg. total medical costs of non-users increased by $985 over the same period. 1

$1,865
average savings per participant in total year-one medical costs¹
3
fewer days of
hospitalization¹
19%
of total medical claims
spending saved¹
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Case studies: real employers, real cost savings

Medical device company with
50K U.S. employees

$7.3M
estimated savings in total healthcare costs

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Large multinational
enterprise

$15.6M
estimated savings in total healthcare costs

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"We are confident that we are achieving a return on investment in this program, and we're excited to continue working with Hello Heart."
Todd Smasal, Talent and Total Rewards, Northwestern Mutual

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1. Validation Institute. 2021 Validation Report: Savings. https://validationinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Hello_Heart-Savings-2021-Final.pdf. Published October 2021. Accessed December 14, 2021.
2. National Health Expenditure Data. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Web Site. https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/NationalHeal thAccountsHistorical. Published December 15, 2021.
3. Mercer 2021 National Health Survey.
4. Facts About Hypertension. CDC Web site. https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/facts.htm. Published September 27, 2021. Accessed December 14, 2021.
5. Heart Disease Facts. CDC Web site. https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/facts.htm. Published September 27, 2021. Accessed December 14, 2021.
6. Chan PS, Patel MR, Klein LW, et al. Appropriateness of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. JAMA. 2011;306(1):53-61. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2011.916. Accessed December 14, 2021.
7. Giacomino BD, Cram P, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Zhou Y, Girotra S. Association of Hospital Prices for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Hospital Quality and Reimbursement. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(7):1101-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.01.004. Accessed December 14, 2021.