Q1 : What free supplies do you send?
A: Kannact participants receive testing supplies to support their chronic condition. For those with diabetes, a glucometer, testing strips, lancing device, and lancets are sent. Strips and lancets are refilled on a quarterly basis and enough supplies are sent to meet your doctor's prescribed testing frequency. For those with hypertension or cardiovascular disease, a blood pressure cuff is sent.
Q2 : What devices?
A:Kannact sends out a Bluetooth-enabled glucometer for those with diabetes. A Bluetooth-enabled blood pressure cuff is provided to those with hypertension and cardiovascular disease. For those with incompatible phones, alternative devices are sent. All of Kannact’s testing devices and supplies meet FDA standards.
Q3 : What does it mean to have a coach?
A: Having a coach means that you always have someone in your corner to support you on your health journey. Kannact offers either a personal coach that you can call or message for one-on-one health coaching or a digital coach that will provide you with the tools you need for self-managing your chronic condition.
Q4 : How can Kannact help improve my health?
A: Our coaches work with you on medication compliance, testing adherence, and setting lifestyle goals to bring about meaningful and impactful results. Coaches help with increasing your knowledge about your chronic condition and how to manage it, the importance of establishing positive social support, stress reduction, and other factors that can affect your health outcomes. Coaching also focuses on assessing your diet, nutrition, and other health factors, such as sleep and stress management.
Q5 : How much time?
A: Kannact participants can expect to spend about 10 minutes a month engaging with their personal or digital coach.
Q6 : Is this program a replacement for my doctor?
A: No, Kannact is not a replacement for your doctor. The Kannact program works to support you between your doctor’s visits and you are encouraged to maintain regular visits to your primary care provider.
Q7 : Does the program cost me money?
A: Kannact is a free employee benefit program provided by your employer. It is free to you- including testing supplies as long as you are employed and have chronic conditions!
Q8 : Why are they asking me about my medical conditions?
A: Our coaches are supported by a medical guidance team including medical doctors, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. By providing your medical history and lab data, our team can design a personalized plan to manage your condition and improve your health. Because Kannact is HIPAA compliant, your information is not shared with any unauthorized party including your employer. This means that information is confidential and your medical and health information is kept safe and secure.