Meritain Health, an Aetna Company, Partners with Hinge Health to Increase Access to Best Practice Musculoskeletal Care

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New Meritain Health and Hinge Health partnership expands access to best practice musculoskeletal care.

"By providing employers with innovative solutions like Hinge Health, they can improve member experience and outcomes, while reducing one of their top cost drivers."

Meritain Health, an Aetna company, has selected the leading employer and health plan musculoskeletal care solution, Hinge Health, as a preferred digital musculoskeletal solution giving access to clients across Meritain Health’s population. Increasing member access to best-in-class musculoskeletal care demonstrates how Meritain Health is further helping clients build efficient health plan strategies that improve quality and value, while reducing cost.

Meritain Health is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of services for self-funded health plans. This strategic partnership combines Meritain Health’s mission of being advocates for healthier living with Hinge Health’s vision to be the most patient-center digital hospital, starting with musculoskeletal care. Together, the companies make best-practice care easy for members to access and use.

“We see great potential in collaborating with Hinge Health to offer even more of a complete health and cost management experience,” said David C. Parker, Head of National Account Sales and Strategic Partnerships. “By providing employers with innovative solutions like Hinge Health, they can improve member experience and outcomes, while reducing one of their top cost drivers.”

Hinge Health CEO and cofounder, Daniel Perez said “At Hinge Health, our mission is to be your healthcare co-pilot—ensuring health doesn’t get in the way of your goals. We are excited to partner with Meritain Health to help members with chronic MSK pain reach their goals, without drugs and surgery, while also tackling high healthcare costs for employers.”

About Hinge Health
Hinge Health is pioneering the world's most patient-centered digital hospital, starting with musculoskeletal health. The company’s back and joint pain care pathways combine wearable sensor-guided exercise therapy with behavioral change through one-on-one health coaching and education. Hinge Health is the number one musculoskeletal solution for employers and health plans. Available to millions of members, the company empowers people to reduce chronic pain, opioids and surgeries. Learn more at http://www.hingehealth.com.

About Meritain Health
Meritain Health is one of the country's largest employee benefit administrators. We are uniquely positioned as a local provider, with ties to much larger organizations. In fact, we are a subsidiary of Aetna/CVS. As an Aetna company, we bring carrier resources, such as a complete portfolio of competitive network solutions, flexible client-specific administration, actionable data and custom vendor integration, to meet our clients’ exact needs. Our overall philosophy is to be the custom builder of solutions and we fulfill that role as a member of the Aetna team.

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