About 59% of large employer-sponsored health plans in 2016 cover telemedicine services, up from 30% of plans in 2015. About 37% of large employers in 2016 are covering mobile wellness services, and 31% are covering wearables and apps to monitor activity. In 2015, 30% of employers covered mobile wellness services and 24% covered wearables and apps. These findings were reported in “Mercer’s National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans.” The survey is statistically representative of all U.S. health plan sponsors with 10 or more employees. The 2016 survey had responses from 2,544 participants. The survey findings . . .
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