– Livongo announced an expanded partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City to provide Livongo for Diabetes program to all Blue KC fully insured clients.
– Blue KC was an early Livongo adopter and this expansion provides momentum as we continue to expand from working primarily with self-insured employers to broader markets including fully insured populations of our health plan clients.
Livongo Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVGO), an Applied Health Signals company empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, announced that it has expanded its partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) to offer the Livongo for Diabetes program to all Blue KC fully insured clients. In addition, Livongo is now available to eligible Blue KC Administrative Services Only (ASO) clients.
The Livongo for Diabetes program is a whole person platform focused on empowering members with education and tools to self-manage their diabetes through mobile technology. The program offers members a cellular-enabled, two-way messaging device that measures blood glucose and delivers personalized insights, free unlimited supplies, and access to Certified Diabetes Educators for instant support and goal setting.
Livongo for Diabetes Program Results for Blue KC Clients
To date, Blue KC clients using Livongo demonstrated a combined +75 NPS score and a significant decrease in eHbA1c. Blue KC is the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri, the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City, and provides health coverage services to more than one million members.
More than 720 organizations, including more than 20 percent of the Fortune 500 self-insured employers, health systems, health plans, and the two leading pharmacy benefit managers have implemented Livongo solutions.
Why It Matters for Blue KC Clients & Plan Members
“As the chronic condition epidemic in the United States continues to progress, it is paramount that healthcare organizations find solutions that address these conditions and the related costs,” said Raelene Knolla, D.O., Department Vice President and Senior Medical Director for Blue KC. “Through a combination of technology, data science, and coaching, Livongo has proven its effectiveness in delivering a great experience that bends the cost curve for organizations who provide health coverage services. We are excited for our continued work together and for the prospects of improved outcomes and cost savings for our Clients and Members.”