Closing the last-mile gaps in preventive care access
There’s a reason preventive care, such as routine screenings and tests, are often free or low-cost in standard insurance plans — they work. But unfortunately, not enough employees are engaging in care that can stop diseases before they start. Our research identifies multiple reasons employees are skipping preventive care: lack of awareness, low trust in the system, and logistical barriers, to name just a few. You may have heard the phrase “last-mile problem” in conversations about telephone lines or bus stops. It’s about getting people or goods from a hub to the final destination. The last-mile problem of health care is similar.
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