Why Companies Are Boosting EAP Offerings in 2014

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Pittsburgh, PA: As we begin 2014, many companies are reenergizing their Employee Assistance Programs. The marketplace has seen employers expanding their Employee Assistance Programs by offering medical care advocacy along with the customary assistance for a wide range of mental-health, substance abuse and work/life issues. Lytle EAP Partners now offers a unique program called Personal Health Partners, providing medical advocacy services integrated with their Employee Assistance Programs. This integration through one point of contact offers employees streamlined problem-solving assistance for the wide variety of life challenges. Personal Health Partners navigates employees through the complicated healthcare system. The Personal Health Partner can help interpret test results, answer billing and claims questions, guide through preauthorization, explain a complicated medical diagnosis or treatment regime, advocate with medical systems, interpret prescription medications, advise on medical equipment coverage, assist with care transition issues and much more. With the addition of Personal Health Partners, Lytle EAP Partners addresses the needs of the whole person through one point of contact. Employee Assistance Programs have always been an important part of the equation to reduce the cost of people problems in the workplace. The addition of Personal Health Partners completes the circle of care provided through Employee Assistance Programs to continue to reduce the cost of distracted workers. Lytle EAP Partners helps individuals and organizations navigate work, life, and health by providing integrated advocacy, counseling and consulting services.