The SMS-based Txt4Health offered by Amerigroup and Voxiva now has over 100,000 members. This service uses the old-school SMS system to send reminders, provide information, encourage users, and help track weight and activity.
“Our partnership with TracFone and the rapid growth to 100,000 users demonstrates these services are in demand and we already know through multiple independent evaluations that these types of service can improve compliance with preventive health guidelines – a major goal of the US government these proven programs can reach many more people at no cost to them and at no added cost to their health plans,” Paul Meyer, Voxiva’s Chairman and President said in a statement.
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