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Second

Opinion

Our Second Opinion service will do the work for employees and their families.  Research and identify top experts and Centers of Excellence nationwide. Arrange for the transfer of medical records, test and lab results, and X-rays. Arrange face-to-face appointments.

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Benefit Insights

Broker Incentives

Cost Savings

A $1.00 spent on second opinion program= medical costs are reduced by $2.63. Second opinion programs are a cost-saving must for all self-insured companies and a sensible option for all plans.

Narrow Networks

Narrow networks? Including second opinion services provides employees with exclusive access to the world’s top-ranked hospitals even when they are part of narrow networks or otherwise unable to get in to see top physicians.

Avoid Misdiagnosis

Altogether, medical diagnosis errors kill over 40,000 people per year in the US. Cancers are significant among the misdiagnosed diseases, with up to 44% of cancers being misdiagnosed in the United States.

Employees can have peace of mind knowing they have support from their employer and the benefit of second opinion services. Employers benefit, she says, when a diagnosis is accurate, and workers get the quality treatment they need and are back on the job. 10% to 20% of employees most at risk drive nearly 80% to 90% of the cost – second expert opinions are ideally suited for complex, high-risk, high-severity cases where patients have already seen a number of doctors.

Member Benefits

Second Opinion

Our goal is to make the entire healthcare experience easier for members and their families. Our personalized second opinion service includes researching and locating providers, scheduling appointments, transferring medical records.

Specific Needs

Using our existing perfect match physician locator process, our clinical team will research and locate the right specialists, academic centers and centers of excellence nationwide to meet each individual’s specific needs.

Treatment Plans

Overall, second opinions can be valuable in bringing clarity to patients facing a diagnostic dilemma, or to those seeking confidence in a proposed treatment plan, further empowering them to take an active role in their ongoing care.

Our goal is to make the entire healthcare experience easier for members and their families. Our personalized second opinion service includes researching and locating providers, scheduling appointments, transferring medical records, care coordination, decision support and empowering members to become more educated about and involved in their care. When it comes to second opinions or healthcare in general, there is no “one size fits all” solution. In response to organizations who are seeking even more in-depth support around second opinions, the new Expert Medical Opinion (EMO) Program takes our existing second opinion service several steps further, promoting measurably improved health outcomes and medical cost savings. In addition to helping to ensure the accuracy of diagnoses and proposed treatments and accessing best-in-class care, the program has a special focus on helping individuals with complex conditions and potentially life-altering diagnoses.

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