Independence Blue Cross is first health insurer to offer new fitness benefit

Image of woman doing squat with GlobalFit logo overlay

Image of woman doing squat with GlobalFit logo overlay

App-based solution connects members to fitness studios, gyms, and trainers

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 15, 2020) – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and GlobalFit have teamed up to offer GlobalFit Anywhere. GlobalFit Anywhere connects Independence members to fitness studios, gyms, and trainers in the Greater Philadelphia region at the best possible prices.

As of January 1, 2020, Independence individual and small group members can access this affordable and flexible option. Independence employees with the company’s health insurance also have access to GlobalFit Anywhere.

“Independence is proud to be the first insurance carrier to offer GlobalFit Anywhere to its members,” said Jonathan Stump, Independence vice president of Product Services. “We are committed to helping our members use their benefits in the way that works best for them. With GlobalFit Anywhere, our members are just one click away from exploring a new activity or getting back into their fitness routine.”

Using GlobalFit Anywhere

GlobalFit Anywhere lets consumers browse, book, and pay for fitness classes, gym workouts, and training sessions across multiple fitness providers. GlobalFit Anywhere negotiates discounted fitness class rates and passes the savings to the member. Instead of paying full price, Independence members can find exclusive discounts on classes and times that fit their schedule.

Benefits of the GlobalFit Anywhere app:

  • Flexibility to book a workout based on individual preferences
  • Considers location, activity preference, and budget
  • Pay-as-you-go
  • No cancellation fees
  • No monthly membership required

In addition to significant savings and flexibility, app users will also have the opportunity to participate in monthly charity classes. GlobalFit Anywhere will donate the proceeds of these classes to local non-profits that are investing in the health and wellness of underserved communities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

About GlobalFit

GlobalFit’s health and wellness technology solutions accelerate wellness program engagement, leading to improved population health. With over 25 years in the corporate wellness space, GlobalFit connects wellness with rewards through its fitness, mindfulness and nutrition applications that include GlobalFit Anywhere, Gym Network 360, GlobalFit Rewards, WalkMyMind and Charge. Over 70 million people have access to GlobalFit solutions as part of their worksite wellness program or health plan. For more information, please visit, www.globalfit.com.

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