Stethoscope and dollar Beyond costs, the study found that preventive and recommended care benchmarks also improved for those using the integrated health plan. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Integrated health care benefits, which bundle certain services in one offering, are likely to give clients a better return on their investment (ROI) than traditional plans, according to a new study by HealthAdvocate. The study evaluated outcomes for 28 HealthAdvocate customers enrolled in their Empowered Health program, which integrates a proactive wellness program, administrative assistance in navigating the health care system, and a data analytics platform to track costs and outcomes, among other services. The 28 clients represented around 91,000 insured members.

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Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)