VitalityHealth has launched Vitality At Work, an offering for SME health clients that brings a number of health benefits together.
Furthermore, it also allows employers to extend preventative healthcare services and outcomes information to their entire workforce. It includes more than just those covered by PMI.
Vitality at Work provides fast access to a private virtual GP, physiotherapy services, and a range of mental health support and treatment.
In addition, there are a number of rewards such as discounted gym membership, running shows and fitness devices. This is with the goal of encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
Employers will also be able to access information on their employees’ health through Vitality Healthchecks and Vitality Age.
Stuart Scullion, executive chairman of The Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (AMII), said: “Vitality at Work is a great example of how by combining some key healthcare benefits it is possible to create a product that has the potential to improve the overall health of a business’s employees, all at an affordable price point.
“Vitality at Work will be especially useful for AMII intermediary members, supporting them to better talk to their clients about productivity across their entire workforce, with the opportunity to introduce healthcare and lifestyle benefits to all employees.”
Greg Levine, managing director, sales and distribution, Vitality said: “Vitality at Work is a unique benefit that we are pleased to be able to offer to small and medium sized UK businesses. By innovatively combining mental health, physiotherapy access and online GP services, together with discounts that support a healthy lifestyle, at a competitive cost, more businesses will able to benefit from a happier, healthier workforce.
“From our own experience and research we know that when employers engage staff in their health and wellbeing, they see significant increases in productivity. With sickness related absence and presenteeism costing British businesses and the economy billions of pounds in 2019, it’s vital businesses look at how they can support their staff live healthier lives and Vitality at Work has the potential to be instrumental in this.”
Clients who cover at least 10 employees with full PMI can select Vitality At Work for £7.50 ($9.57) per person per month for the wider team.