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2019 Wellness Program Success

​In 2019, 69% of eligible employees, retirees, and spouses became Wellness Program members. As a result, they enjoyed $0 PCP copays and/or reduced Specialist copays. In 2019, compliance with preventive screenings in the wellness program member group increased 5.5% over 2018, which is over 20% higher than organizations similar to the State of Maryland. And, in 2019 both Emergency Room (ER) visits and In Patient (IP) Hospital Admissions decreased by 6%. These utilization changes are evidence that the State's wellness efforts to encourage early interventions to prevent complications of chronic conditions are having a positive impact. See the details of the 2019 Wellness Program Success.​