Fallon Health expands popular It Fits! fitness reimbursement benefits

Provides wellness benefits of exercise classes to members virtually

Worcester, Mass., January 14, 2020―Fallon Health today announced the expansion of its popular It Fits! fitness reimbursement benefit*, already one of the most flexible fitness benefits offered in Massachusetts. Now, in addition to ski passes, kids’ sports programs, gym memberships, yoga classes and a wide variety of other activities, eligible members can also use their annual reimbursement for streaming fitness programs and subscriptions.

“Through video technology, members are able to exercise where it’s most convenient for them. We are pleased to be able to offer reimbursement for a wide range of instructor-led, on-demand and live-streaming exercise classes that will help them achieve their wellness goals,” said David Przesiek, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer for Fallon Health, noting that many members, millennials to baby boomers are embracing the at-home workout trend.

 “At Fallon, our mission is making our communities healthy. These classes are not only fun, but are helping people to exercise—something vitally important to staying fit and healthy and lowering healthcare costs over all,” said Richard Burke, President and CEO of Fallon Health

With Fallon, commercial plan members get physical and financial benefits for being active. It Fits! dollars can also be used toward any brand of new cardiovascular home fitness equipment purchased within the benefit year including:

  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical machines
  • Stair climbing machines
  • Stationary cycles

* It Fits! may or may not be available as a benefit depending upon employer, plan and product.

Melissa Randall
Corporate Communications Manager, Fallon Health

About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products.