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All surgery is serious, which is why Nestlé wants to ensure you’re prepared — both before and after any major operation. Make sure you take care of your financial, emotional and nutritional needs during this important time.

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Benefits Available to You

  • Carrum Health
  • Income Protection if Disabled
  • IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink
  • Health Insurance
  • Spending Accounts
  • Life and AD&D
  • Mental Wellbeing Support through Spring Health
  • Expert Medical Opinion

Your Checklist

Here are the steps to help you prepare for a successful surgery.

step 01

Notify your immediate supervisor

if you plan to take time off or a leave of absence. Then, check with your local HR representative about your benefits while away and before you return to work.

step 02

Apply for the

Impact Advanced Recovery Drink at least two weeks before scheduled surgery. It’s free to eligible employees and dependents.

step 03

Get a Second Opinion

by contacting Teladoc to confirm your diagnosis and treatment plan are appropriate for your condition.

step 04

Get better care

through Carrum Health with a personalized health care concierge and quality surgeons.

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Drink to Your Health

Nestlé offers IMPACT Advanced Recovery Drink to boost your immune system before surgery, reduce the risk of complications and make your recover faster. It’s a unique blend of key nutrients and is designed to be taken under medical supervision.

Other helpful resources

Nestlé offers the following programs to aid in your recovery.

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Protect Your Income

Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) benefits provide a percentage of your income while you are out and unable to work. Benefit payments vary based on length of service, income and where you live.

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Heal the Whole You

Post-surgery depression may happen due to medication, chronic pain or related stress. Speak with your doctor about unexpected changes in mood or appetite and consider taking advantage of Nestlé’s EAP if symptoms persist.

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Leverage Your Accounts

Nestlé offers a Health Savings Account (HSA) [SureSAVER and HealthSAVER Plans only] and a Health Care FSA and Limited Purpose Health Care FSA to help you save and pay for health care.