We Are Qualified

Every Registered Dietitian is a Nutritionist, but not every Nutritionist is a Registered Dietitian.

Registered Dietitians practice evidence-based nutrition therapy. They develop usable nutrition care plans for weight management, diabetes, allergies, kidney disease, cancer, and many more conditions.

GemCare Wellness ensures the highest quality of care by only employing certified healthcare professionals such as Registered Dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses.

We Have Experience

The GemCare Wellness team holds over 100 years of combined experience and is ready to help you and your clients.

The GemCare Wellness management team represents a broad spectrum of experience within the healthcare delivery system including clinical, pharmacological, medical supply, provider contracting, health maintenance, and benefit claims administration. GemCare Wellness clients benefit from our extensive and strategic programs that generate measurable health improvement outcomes and premium advantages.

GemCare Wellness for
Physicians 

Ensure that all your patients have the best care.

GemCare Wellness works closely with physician practices to expand their services into chronic care management as well as provide advantages to patients with high deductible health plans by offering access to low cost diabetes and other durable medical supplies. GemCare has been an advocate for the Primary Care Physician and our combined services bring tremendous benefits and value to patients.

GemCare Wellness for
Health Plans

Today, many employers are experiencing significant increases in health care premiums. This is partly due to increased claims, but also from the new Affordable Care Act that mandates more coverage.

Currently, it is becoming increasingly difficult to offset these increases with new plan designs. Employers are forced to shift more costs to employees, which puts them at risk of upsetting and losing good employees.

Attaching a wellness program to health care premiums offers options to employers that address the root cause of their health care premium increases. The concept is simple: reward employees who embrace wellness, and shift costs to employees who do not. This gives you options for your clients in helping them deal with their premium increases.

If you want to hear more on how we can partner together and structure an effective wellness program for your clients, contact us and we will be in touch with you shortly.

GemCare Wellness for
Employers

When it comes to controlling health care costs, employers must focus on what is driving the majority of their costs.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic diseases related to lifestyle account for 75% of national medical costs.  Since type 2 diabetes may be reversed with lifestyle changes, focusing on diabetes and prediabetes in your employee population is highly likely to be a cost effective strategy for your wellness initiative.

At GemCare Wellness, we specialize in diabetes care.  We help identify and reverse prediabetes as well as help people with diabetes better manage their disease to avoid long term complications caused from high blood sugars.

Here are the facts:

  • Although people with diabetes may only be 8% of your employee population, their medical expenditures can be 5 times more than a person without diabetes.1,2
  • The annual health care costs of a person with diabetes are estimated at more than $13,000 per year while the costs for a person without diabetes is approximately $2,600 per year.2
  • As much as 35% of your employee population (one in three) may have prediabetes.1



Although we specialize in diabetes, GemCare Wellness offers programs for other chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, smoking cessation, and more.  We will help your employees to manage their conditions and improve their overall health while helping your healthy employees to maintain their good health.

For more information, contact us and we will contact you shortly.

 

Source:

1 “2011  National Diabetes Fact Sheet.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National diabetes fact sheet: national estimates and general information on diabetes and prediabetes in the United States, 2011. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011.

2 “Nationwide cost of diabetes up $3.4 billion.” U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2002. Study by American Diabetes Association published in March issue of Diabetes Care.

GemCare Wellness for
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Make a positive impact on the health of your patients.

As an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), you have a need to show improvements with your ACO population as quickly as possible.

At GemCare Wellness, we specialize in diabetes care.  We help identify and reverse prediabetes and we help people with diabetes better manage their disease.

Contract with GemCare Wellness today to manage your ACO’s diabetes population; this will allow you to focus on other disease states and the management of your ACO.

By contracting with GemCare Wellness:

  • We provide an immediate impact on your diabetes population by instilling behavioral and lifestyle changes to help people better manage their condition
  • We save you valuable time and effort – there is no need for you to design a program yourself, hire staff, or lease additional office space
  • We save you money by designing and implementing a program for you

Let us guide you and your individuals.