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Leisa Fox

Doing Healthcare Right with Dr. Jon Van Der Veer: Makers Podcast

Employee Benefits

Leisa Fox is joined by Dr. Jon Van Der Veer, who is the founder of Exemplar Care in Des Moines. Dr. Van Der Veer talks about why he founded Exemplar Care, how it works, and why it could be a great tool for employers and employees. Transparency is lacking in many parts of the healthcare […]

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Discover how Self-Care contributes to a healthy workplace

Discover the Power of Self-Care for a Thriving Workplace

Direct Primary Care

Embrace Direct Primary Care for Accessible, Quality, and Affordable Preventative Health Care We all know that the past couple of years have been tough. With the roller coaster of the COVID-19 pandemic, skyrocketing inflation, and soaring healthcare expenses, it’s no wonder that stress levels among employees have hit an all-time high in 2023. In fact, […]

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CMT Employer

CMT: Employer Appreciates Exemplar Care Excellence

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  “Our team deserves the best, and I feel like Exemplar Care delivers the best.” – Doug Clement, Founder and CEO, Construction Materials Testing Since its founding in 2001, Des Moines-based Construction Materials Testing (CMT) has been focused on doing things the right way. As one of the premier testing and engineering laboratories for contractors […]

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Healthy Employee Benefits

What’s a healthy workforce worth?

Direct Primary Care

There are many good reasons that health benefits are one of the most valuable benefits of employment. Nothing is more important than taking care of your health and the health of your employees and family. When it comes to health care, it can be expensive and hard to find the right care for your team. […]

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Emphasis on Individualized Care Leads Wild Rose to Exemplar Care

Employee Benefits

Assistance during COVID encourages the establishment of long-term partnership   The summer of 2020 marked the height of uncertainty about COVID-19. While some businesses were beginning to return to relatively normal operations, there was still plenty of confusion about what to do if—or when—a staff member tested positive for the virus. It was July when that […]

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Small Business Employer

Is Direct Primary Care a Good Fit for Your Small Business?

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Health coverage is one of the most important employee benefits an employer can offer yet offering health insurance is getting more expensive for businesses.  So, what does a small business owner do when health insurance seems unrealistic given budget constraints.  As a small business, you have an opportunity to effectively manage your company’s healthcare costs […]

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Why is Direct Primary Care Important to Employers?

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In 2022, the total average employer cost, including premiums, rose to an estimated $15,013 per employee, up from $13,360 in 2021. Direct Primary Care is just a payment model – nothing else. It is transparent membership-based healthcare and not a replacement for health insurance (although it can be offered as a stand-alone service). At Exemplar […]

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Why Employers are Investing in Direct Primary Care

Direct Primary Care

Direct Primary Care (DPC) is a step that many progressive companies are taking to save money on healthcare costs while improving benefits. As “open enrollment” approaches, employers and employees will have the opportunity to switch health plans and consider switching their primary care provider. As healthcare costs continue to rise, DPC is becoming more popular […]

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QuikTrip: ‘If Our Employees are Happy, We’re Happy’

Employee Benefits

With 900+ stores in 15 states, delivering a healthcare benefit to employees can be a challenge for a company like QuikTrip. In Exemplar Care, the Tulsa, Oklahoma based company has found the perfect partner to offer the nearly 200 employees at its Des Moines metro stores easy access to high quality care. In its smaller […]

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small business employer

Our Direct Primary Care plans help recruit and retain employees

Direct Primary Care

If you’re an employer with fewer than 50 employees spinning your wheels trying to recruit and retain the best and brightest in today’s ultra-competitive workforce, we can help. A recent survey shows that Direct Primary Care (DPC) plans like those offered at Exemplar Care serve as an enticing “carrot” to those currently looking for work. […]

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