Meritain Health Launches Wellness Program Communication Tools

August 23, 2007 ( - Meritain Health has announced the launch of a series of communication tools to promote healthier lifestyles among health plan members and educate them about its Healthy Merits wellness program.

According to the announcement, the new multimedia education plan provides enrollment materials as well as communications to educate employees about health and wellness and encourage them to access the programs and educational resources offered through Healthy Merits.

Healthy Merits provides members with six core programs including:

  • Managed Metrics,
  • Physically Fit,
  • Nicotine Free,
  • Health Aware,
  • Disease Management, and
  • Educational Tools and Resources.

The program includes onsite health screenings; weight loss, fitness and smoking cessation programs; and access to health coaches to motivate members and provide additional support, the announcement said.

The Healthy Merits Web site is .

More information about Meritain Health is at .