Healthcare Access in the Hospitality Industry
Episode 498th November 2021 • Order Up • National Restaurant Association
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Over the past 18 months, healthcare has been a focal point of conversation as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Often, the barrier to receiving healthcare isn’t just affordability, but accessibility as well. 

Today on Order Up, Kimberlee Vandervoorn, Vice President of Consumer Solutions at UnitedHealth Group, joins us to discuss the number of reasons hospitality workers are at an increased risk of health concerns and how UHG is creating access to healthcare resources with programs like Teladoc.

  • (01:12) - Something for everyone
  • (02:09) - The state of health and wellness
  • (04:42) - Barriers to healthcare
  • (10:00) - Teladoc
  • (18:11) - Active Minds
  • (23:14) - There is help out there

This podcast is not intended to provide medical or legal advice.  Given the rapidly evolving nature of the pandemic, guidance may change as our understanding of unique challenges that COVID-19 poses within each country, state, and locality evolves. The views expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the National Restaurant Association (Association) and its affiliates. The Association does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or suitability of any information offered, and the listener is encouraged to do their own research and consider the applicability and suitability of the information provided for their own individual circumstances.

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