Employers Gravitate Toward Wellness Programs
Wellness programs are hot right now, The Wichita Eagle reports. "Employers are increasingly taking a broader look at the health of their companies and viewing a wellness program as an important business strategy. Those who have a wellness program say it is the right thing to do, produces happier employees, is a way to impact costs and allows benefits to be crafted to meet needs." Around 81 percent of employers now use some kind of wellness program, a local wellness director said (Shideler, 9/9).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.