High Cholesterol

An assessment of the screening, education programs, follow-up and health benefits offered by the employer to address high cholesterol is a focus of the questions in these sections of the ScoreCard.

Click on a question to find resources that help to support each activity.

During the past 12 months, did your worksite:

40. Provide free or subsidized cholesterol screening (beyond self-report) followed by directed feedback and clinical referral when appropriate?

Cardiovascular Health: Action Steps for Employers

CDC Workplace Health Resource Center

41. Provide educational materials on preventing and controlling high cholesterol?

American Heart Association: Cholesterol

CDC: Cholesterol

Medline Plus: Cholesterol

Start with Your Heart

42. Provide and promote interactive educational programming on preventing and controlling high cholesterol?

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

43. Provide and promote free or subsidized lifestyle coaching/counseling or self-management programs that equip employees with skills and motivation to set and meet their personal cholesterol management goals?

Workplace chronic disease self-management

44. Provide health insurance coverage with free or subsidized out-of-pocket costs for cholesterol or lipid control medications?

American Heart Association: Medicine Assistance Programs

Medication Adherence: Action Steps for Health Benefit Managers

North Carolina Assistance Programs