ARE YOUR GROUP INSURANCE COSTS CONTINUING TO RISE?

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GENETIC TESTING is an innovative solution to reduce costs and disability leaves

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Short-term disability claims for mental health reasons:

 

Claims account for
56%-70%
OF ALL COSTS1
The average cost
PER EMPLOYEE
IS $18 0002
2 OUT OF 3 PATIENTS
WILL NOT BE IN REMISSION
after the first antidepressant.3

 

 

Pharmacogenetics makes it possible to personalize the choice and dosage of a medication using a person’s DNA. This test :

REDUCES the risk of unwanted side effects + INCREASES the chance of an effective treatment

 

 

Depressed patients who undergo a test
ARE TWICE AS LIKELY
to be in remission after two months.4
Short-term disability
leave in the workplace
IS REDUCED5
The cost of a pharmacogenetic
test IS LESS than
a day of absence.

 

 

CONTACT US FOR A TURNKEY SOLUTION IN WHICH BIOGENIQ WILL MANAGE:

Implementation | Communications with your employees | Logistics
Relationships with doctors | Return on investment calculation

 

We offer a complete service while respecting the privacy of your employees and the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act.

 

Request a quote

 

To learn more, call us at 1 855 943-6379 or email us at info@biogeniq.ca.

 

 

1 http://www.benefitscanada.com/benefits/health-wellness/conference-coverage-many-faces-of-mental-health-61160 and
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-001-x/2012002/article/11650-eng.pdf
2 Ibid.
3 Trivedi and al. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2006. 163, 28-40.
4 Hall-Flavin and al., Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 2013. 23, 535-548.
5 Unpublished data from averages derived from our ongoing research.

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