Health Insurance Denied

Health Insurance Denied
Health Insurance Denied

With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?

  1. iPhone Usage
  2. A Sit Down Job
  3. Screen Time
  4. Fitbit Data

Answer: Fitbit Data

In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about how fitness tracking devices could help insurance companies deny applicants.

“Under the program, people who have certain health insurance coverage plans with UnitedHealthcare can elect to wear a Fitbit activity tracker and share their data with the insurance company.”

To read the outline of concerns click here.

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