Monday, April 14, 2014

Three Keys to Making Wellness Work

This would be an incentive.
Wellness is a huge word in the employee benefit landscape right now.  I came across a great article on Employee Benefits Adviser the other day that made some great points.  Know your company, and educate your benefits consultant on your company.  Having a goal in mind and knowledge of your people is key.

Wellness is not a one size fits all product or concept.  It may take incentives, punishments, or a combination of both to make a program effective.  You may need to focus on obesity at your company or city; or you may need to work on lowering heart attack and stroke risk factors.  The bottom line is that you need a true consultant when designing a wellness program, not just a spreadsheet with features and pricing.

Here's the whole article if you'd like to read more.

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