For nearly a decade, the wellness industry has promised employers the outcomes of better health, prevention of large claims, and lower insurance claims costs and trend. They have also touted higher productivity, higher morale and high employee satisfaction as “soft” outcomes. Yet, who has actually taken the time to analyze the data and see if […]
Join AssuredPartners for this HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved, complimentary, one-hour webinar as AssuredPartners NL’s Directors of Health & Productivity, Cary Seager and Kristin Meschler, share wellness plans best practice case studies from their work with clients varying in size and industry. Additionally, you will learn how to avoid legal land mines when developing an effective […]
In May 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its final rule with regard to employer wellness programs. The rules went into effect January 1, 2017, and state that the incentive (or penalty) for participating (or not participating) in a wellness program may not exceed 30% of a group health plan. Basically, these new […]
The annual bswift Benefits Study identifies trends and provides insight into how organizations are using wellness initiatives, consumerism and technology to shift responsibility for benefits decision-making and management from employer to employee. Click here to review this informative study.
By Blair Quigg, Wellness Manager at Texas Instruments For companies to have successful health and wellness strategies, they need to create a worksite culture that values and encourages employee wellness. It is not enough to have a wellness assessment and health coaching. Real sustainable behavior change requires a cultural shift that enables employees to discover […]