Balance Rewards for healthy choices overview
Research shows that preventable illness makes up 70% or more of total healthcare costs. 1
Balance Rewards for healthy choices encourages members to take small steps toward long-lasting behavior changes. Rewarding healthy goals and behaviors makes it easier to sustain success and a healthy lifestyle.
When members logged their weight through Balance Rewards for healthy choices, they lost an average of 3.3 pounds. Approximately 27% of participants lost 6 pounds, and 16.5% lost more than 10 pounds.1
Members who logged blood pressure or blood glucose were more likely to adhere to their medication regimen.
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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.
1. Walgreens data on file. (Source data: Members enrolled in BRhc between 5/1/2014 and 6/30/2014. Tracking Period: 180 days from member's BRhc enrollment date) 2. Taitel M, Jiang J, Akinbosoye O, Orr G. The relationship between online activity and biometric tracking and medication adherence among members with diabetes. Poster presented at: 75th Scientific Sessions (2015) of the American Diabetes Association; June 5-9, 2015; Boston, MA. 3. Nau DP. Proportion of days covered (PDC) as a preferred method of measuring medication adherence. URAC & AMCP: Quality Management News and Information for Pharmacy. 2011;4(4):1;7-9. 4. Taitel M, Jiang J, Akinbosoye O, Orr G. The relationship between online activity and biometric tracking and medication adherence among members with hypertension. Poster presented at: 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society for Behavioral Medicine; April 22-25, 2015; San Antonio, TX.