June 2012 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

7 in 10 Employers Offer Wellness Benefits

By Amanda McGrory Seven in 10 employers provide wellness benefits, including flu shots, health screenings and weight management programs, which are contributing to the improved lives of their employees, according to the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ recent survey, Wellness Programs and Value-Based Health Care. The survey shows that wellness programs have become more […]

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Employee Survey Shows Missed Opportunity for Disability Insurance

By Kathryn Mayer, Benefitspro.com Most employees know little or nothing about disability insurance. But when they find out about it, they want it. So says a national survey of 1,200 employees from the Consumer Federation of America and Unum. When given information about this financial protection benefit, nine out of 10 employees say they want […]

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1 in 5 Americans Has Untreated Cavities: CDC

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter More than one in every five Americans has untreated cavities, a new government report shows. “Untreated tooth decay is prevalent in the U.S.” said report co-author Dr. Bruce Dye, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. “It appears that we haven’t […]

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Top Benefits Administration & Workplace Health Blogs

Here on the AP Benefit Advisors blog, we’ve covered a number of aspects of group benefits, benefits administration, workplace wellness, and other important news in the industry. Looking back on the last month, these were some of the most read blogs: Study Finds Physicians Slow to Transition to Electronic Records Workers Unclear on ‘Safety Net’ […]

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