CVS Pharmacy is getting a lot of press (good and bad) for its controversial new wellness initiative. Is it legal? And, if so, should your company follow suit?
Jumping on that wellness trend is sure to save a bunch of money down the line, right? New research says maybe not.
A new court ruling confirms that employers can, indeed, impose a penalty on employees who opt out of their companies’ wellness programs.
Send wellness info on Thursday or Friday morning. Here’s why.
You’ve heard it before: For every $1 you spend on wellness, you’ll save $3 to $4 in healthcare costs. Sounds great. But how do you know for sure your wellness program’s working?
It’s no surprise healthcare costs will increase in 2013. They increase every year. But what may surprise you is the extent to which they’ll increase.
When it comes to wellness programs, the two biggest goals have always been: a) Get employees to lose weight, and b) get them to stop smoking. But a recent study gives employers a better idea of what their No. 1 wellness focus should be.
Here’s just another reason this restaurant should catapult up the list of Burger Joints Your Workers Shouldn’t Frequent on Their Lunch Breaks: A man suffered a heart attack eating a 6,000-calorie Triple Bypass Burger at the Heart Attack Grill.
Next time you’re trying to jump-start participation for a wellness initiative, just share this story with your employees.
Getting health plan participants to take the first step toward improving their health is often a daunting task for plan sponsors. Standard financial incentives don’t always work. But a new study has found another carrot that may help.