Balance Rewards for healthy choices overview
Research shows that preventable illness makes up 70 percent or more of total healthcare costs. 1
Balance Rewards for healthy choices® encourages participants to join 4-week physical activity and healthy lifestyle challenges. These challenges encourage positive behaviors that may lead to reduced healthcare costs for participants, their employers and payers.
Here are some examples of how members earn Balance® Rewards points for taking actions that lead to better health:2
Among those tracking weight with Balance Rewards for healthy choices®, a majority recorded weight loss within 12 months. More than 29 percent lost at least 10 pounds and approximately 30 percent achieved clinically significant weight loss.3
Members who logged blood pressure or blood glucose were more likely to adhere to their medication regimen3.
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Balance Rewards for healthy choices® overview
1. Fries JF, Koop CE, Beadle CE, et al. Reducing health care costs by reducing the need and demand for medical services. The Health Project Consortium. N Engl J Med. 1993;329(5):321-325. 2. Points may be limited per the terms and conditions of the program. Information provided to Walgreens online is covered by the terms of our Online Privacy and Security Policy and the terms and conditions of Balance® Rewards. Personally identifiable information is not covered under HIPAA or the Walgreens Notice of Privacy Practices. For full program terms and conditions, visit Walgreens.com/healthychoices.
3. Akinbosoye O, Taylor D, Jiang J, Taitel M, Orr G. The relationship between digital health program activity tracking and medication adherence among members age 50+ years. Presented at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Annual Meeting; April 19-22, 2016; San Francisco, CA.