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Millions of Americans have delayed or entirely skipped medical care since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Today, as many employees are returning to offices while others make remote work permanent, employers are recognizing just how many members of their teams have undiagnosed health issues, from high blood pressure to diabetes and beyond. 

This hidden health crisis, coupled with the tight labor market, has put increased importance on the employer’s role in offering more comprehensive wellbeing support as a way to attract and retain top talent. Increasingly, this includes making employer-sponsored biometric testing a vital piece of employee benefits packages.

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