A recent study from Cigna foundthat 22 percent more people engage in health coaching and casemanagement programs when care is integrated. (Photo:Shutterstock)

Workers whose medical, behavioral and pharmacy benefits are“connected and administered” by a single source are more engaged in theirhealth and well-being than those for whom thosebenefits are not fully integrated.

That's according to the Value of Integration Study from CignaCorporation, which found that not only do those with integratedbenefits also experience improved health, their employers benefit,too–from cost savings.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.