Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
April 18, 2012Vol. II. No. 16

Incentive Milestones in Health Coaching

Incentive Milestones in Health Coaching This Week's Challenge: Health and wellness coaching services allow payors, employers and even healthcare providers the chance to engage individuals in self-management of chronic illness, reducing healthcare spend and improving health outcomes and productivity in the process. We wanted to see for which actions incentives are offered in health coaching programs.

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What We Learned: For HIN's third annual e-survey on Health and Wellness Coaching, conducted in August 2010, 161 healthcare organizations reported on current and future coaching initiatives. According to survey respondents, incentives are offered for the following program milestones:

  • Enrollment: 59.5 percent

  • Program completion: 56.8 percent

  • Ongoing participation: 48.6 percent

  • Goal achievement: 32.4 percent

  • Other: 8.1 percent

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Health Coaching Benchmarks, Third Edition

Excerpted from Health Coaching Benchmarks, Third Edition, which is designed to meet business and planning needs of employers, health plans, physician practices and others by providing critical benchmarks that show how health coaching is impacting health outcomes, healthcare spend and self-management of chronic illness. In addition, this third annual collection of data points on health and wellness coaching presents actionable new data on health coaching activity, with the latest metrics on the prevalence of health coaching, favored delivery methods, targeted populations and much more.

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