Sam's Club starts new year with new health services

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Sam's Club announced that it is offering its business, advantage and plus members tools to help them achieve their health goals including free monthly in-club health screenings and access to a new health management benefit, The Prevention Plan from U.S. Preventive Medicine.

"Through our member insights, we know our members want to stay in control of their health," said Jill Turner-Mitchael, SVP Sam's Club health and wellness. "We're proud to offer these simple health solutions, including free health screenings along with great products like The Prevention Plan, so our members can maintain control of their health decisions, minimize health risks and keep health care costs low for their families, employees and themselves."

Sam's Club said it is now offering The Prevention Plan at $99 for its members. The program involves an online health assessment and at-home blood test to identify potential health issues for which a personalized plan is developed to address risks. Personal health coaching, ongoing support, a variety of tools and a plan-wide health challenge are provided through The Prevention Plan to keep members motivated to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the company reported.

In addition, Sam's Club announced that all Sam's Club members across the country can participate in the free monthly health screenings beginning in January.