FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2019
Tulsa, OK – April 11, 2019 – CareATC, a leader in population health management, now includes behavioral health services in its catalog of convenient, quality healthcare options for self-insured employers. CareATC seeks to coordinate effective treatment for individuals who suffer from health issues such as anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, addictions and disorders while addressing the impact on productivity and retention.
Employers who commit to the emotional and mental well-being of employees experience lower direct medical costs, lower disability costs, decreased absenteeism and improved productivity.
“We are proud to integrate behavioral health services into the catalog of services we offer to employers. Far too often the social stigmas surrounding the discussion of behavioral health prevents individuals from seeking the help they need to live their best life. We want to help change the conversation and remove barriers for improved quality of life,” states Dr. Kimberly Hutton, Chief Medical Officer at CareATC.
Nationally, the loss to employers is $225.5 billion a year from absenteeism and reduction in productivity related to employee anxiety, stress, depression and substance use, states a recent National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions report. From prevention through recovery, CareATC is dedicated to comprehensive workforce well-being.
CareATC, Inc. is a leading innovator in the employer-sponsored healthcare marketplace. By leveraging groundbreaking technology, CareATC offers customized population health management solutions for employers that reduce healthcare costs by promoting health, preventing disease and providing a shorter path to care. CareATC manages more than 150 clients in 35 states and cares for more than 250,000 patients. Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc., CareATC is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To learn more about CareATC, Inc., visit www.careatc.com.
Lori Malone, CareATC