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Diabetes and Employers: Choosing a Health Plan

Insurance Texas Health Care Information Council
THCIC's primary purpose is to provide data that will enable Texas consumers and health plan purchasers to make informed health care decisions. The Council's charge is to collect data and report on the quality performance of health maintenance organizations operating in Texas and hospitals. The goal is to provide information that will enable consumers to have an impact on the cost and quality of health care in Texas.
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Texas Business Group on Health
The Texas Business Group on Health is the recognized voice of business regarding employer-sponsored health care in Texas. TBGH is dedicated to the development and support of community-based business health care coalitions and employers across the state.
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This online diabetes and health resource kit will help businesses and managed care companies to assess the impact of diabetes in the workplace. It also provides easy-to-understand information for employers to help their employees manage their diabetes and take steps toward reducing the risk for diabetes-related complications such as heart disease. Includes information on choosing a health plan.
Visit diabetesatwork.org


Other Resources for Employers
Other Resources for Employers

Diabetes in the Workplace – links to the American Diabetes Association web site.

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Making a Difference: The Business Community Takes on Diabetes
National Diabetes Education Program paper outlining why business leaders should address diabetes in the workplace.
Go to the “Making a Difference” site.

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to persons with disabilities.

Last updated December 10, 2014