December 18, 2019 – La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services has signed a partnership agreement with MedHelper Inc., a health technology company, to complete its integrated disability claims management process, which is based on a comprehensive approach to mental health.
The MedHelper app will be offered to certain disability claimants under a La Capitale group insurance plan to promote optimal medication compliance.
This simple tool enables users to plan their dosages, schedule reminders, keep track of their medication supply and know when to renew their prescription.
“The problem of non-adherence is, above all, a social issue. If left untreated, it can have an impact on the health of the general public. Over 52% of patients do not follow their treatment plan as prescribed. That results in costs of over $4.5 billion for employers. We are proud to offer a user-friendly, secure and confidential patient-centred digital health solution that will help La Capitale’s insureds lead a more active life and in better health,” said Frederic Simard, head of product and strategy at MedHelper.
La Capitale’s comprehensive approach to mental health
The continually rising costs associated with disability related to mental health pose a challenge for employers wishing to offer affordable, quality coverage to their employees. La Capitale’s comprehensive approach to mental health aims to promote a faster return to health and thus shorten disability periods.
This innovative integrated approach is part of La Capitale’s health and wellness continuum, which offers interventions that focus on individual participants and their specific needs.
About La Capitale
La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services, created in 1940, has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,600 employees and guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public, as well as to Quebec public service employees. With assets of $7.4 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada.
MedHelper Inc. is a Canadian health management technology company that develops and distributes healthcare and medication compliance solutions for insurers and workers compensation boards.