Hinge Health is now accessible to 4M workers across 100+ public sector organizations
Registers 100% YoY growth among government entities and public education systems
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2023 – Hinge Health announces that it has surpassed 100 public sector clients, including American Foreign Service Benefit Plan, Kentucky Employees’ Health Plan, City of Boston, The Texas A&M University System, and Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents. Nearly 4 million of our nation's public sector employees and retirees across federal, state, and local governments, and public schools and universities, now have access to best-practice musculoskeletal (MSK) care. This milestone represents a doubling of Hinge Health public sector clients and covered lives from the previous year.
In an uncertain economy and ever-changing labor market, public sector institutions are looking at smart ways to decrease avoidable MSK spend and increase employee productivity. Public administration, social services, education, and healthcare industries have a high prevalence of chronic MSK pain, which can be debilitating and require time off from work. In the past year, employees with MSK pain, like joint and muscle pain, missed double the number of work days compared to the average employee.
“For those who utilized Hinge Health, The Texas A&M University System avoided nearly 2 in 3 surgeries and reduced absenteeism by 41%, according to participant-reported data,” said Jessica Palacios, PHR, SHRM–CP, associate director, system benefits administration at The Texas A&M University System. “Finding a way to support our current workers and retirees in getting back to the activities they love has been a win-win.”
Hinge Health has established relationships with health plans, large pharmacy benefit managers, and ecosystem partners that enable the company to create a streamlined contracting and implementation experience for government entities and public education systems, helping public workers and retirees access proven care faster.
“Public sector workers are a vital part of our country and provide essential services to our communities. They deserve convenient and clinically validated care to keep them running at their best,” said Jim Pursley, president, Hinge Health. “We’re proud to be the MSK care provider of choice for public sector institutions across the country who trust us to deliver the best member experience and superior ROI.”
Hinge Health combines advanced technology with a comprehensive care team to address all aspects of MSK disorders, leading to 68% average pain reduction, 66% avoided surgeries, 62% increase in work productivity, and $2,387 in medical claims reductions.
About Hinge Health
Hinge Health is creating a new health care system, built around you. Accessible to 25 million members across 1,250 customers, Hinge Health is the #1 digital clinic for joint and muscle pain, delivering superior member outcomes and proven claims reductions. We pair the industry’s most advanced motion technology and wearable pain relief with a complete clinical care team of physical therapists, physicians, and board-certified health coaches to help people move beyond pain and reduce surgeries and opioid use. Hinge Health’s HingeConnect integrates with 1 million+ in-person providers to enable earlier interventions for avoidable MSK surgeries. Four in five health plans and employers with a digital MSK solution trust Hinge Health, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, State of New Jersey, US Foods, and Verizon. Learn more at http://www.hingehealth.com.