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Re: Request for Ideas: Health and Wellness Products and Services for Disabled Users

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From: Elle
Date: Apr 27, 2012 3:16PM


Thank you, Sailesh! This is exactly the kind of thing that I think our
company could work into a benefit plan for upcoming plan years.


Much appreciated,
Elle




On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:03 PM, Sailesh Panchang <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Elle,
> Para-transit services are subsidized so that elderly / users with
> disabilities can commute to work or for medical appointments.
> Perhaps health insurance companies should bear some of the cost of
> trips provided by paratransit services for to and fro medical
> appointments covered by their plans / Medicare / Medicaid. This will
> help to take the load off the paratransit services a bit. Or cover the
> copay so that riders can use the service without a charge when they go
> to and fro for med. appointments.
> For starters (pilot project) consider covering only individuals who
> have to go for dialysis every few days.
> Sailesh Panchang
>
> On 4/26/12, Elle < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Thanks, Ryan, and thank you to those who have replied privately (always
> > welcome).
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Elle
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Ryan E. Benson
> > < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:
> >
> >> Elle,
> >>
> >> There's a site I used to recommend, but I am drawing a blank, Enable
> >> Mart (http://www.enablemart.com/) is a similar site. You can maybe use
> >> that for ideas?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Ryan E. Benson
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Elle < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >> > All:
> >> >
> >> > As some of you know, I work for a large health insurance company.
> >> Recently,
> >> > our product team sent out an internal request for ideas to improve our
> >> > overall products and services that we offer to our members in the
> >> future. I
> >> > loved that they chose to crowd source this, and I decided that I
> should
> >> do
> >> > likewise and ask the WebAIM list the same question. I'll take your
> >> > ideas
> >> > and incorporate them into a submission on behalf of the accessibility
> >> team
> >> > for their 2013 product planning sessions.
> >> >
> >> > What innovative products or services could a health and wellness
> >> > company
> >> > offer to disabled users to make life easier?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I really appreciate any feedback you give.
> >> >
> >> > Cheers,
> >> > Elle
> >> > ** <http://twitter.com/search?q=%23a11y>;
> >> > > >> > > >> > > >> > >> > >> > >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to gather wood,
> > divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the
> vast
> > and endless sea.
> > - Antoine De Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
> > > > > > > >
> > > >



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If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to gather wood,
divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast
and endless sea.
- Antoine De Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince