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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 15

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According to the July 2014 Buck Consultant report entitled  “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion, Workplace Wellness and Productivity Strategies” (sixth edition,), which investigates emerging trends in employer-sponsored health promotion and wellness programs. increasingly, companies see the value in making spouses, domestic partners and children eligible for health promotion and wellness programs and associated incentives. Broadly, 62% of programs include spouses, 52% include domestic partners, and 43% include children.

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According to the July 2014 Buck Consultant report entitled  “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion, Workplace Wellness and Productivity Strategies” (sixth edition,), which investigates emerging trends in employer-sponsored health promotion and wellness programs. the top incentive rewards and penalties used by employers include free or low cost preventive services (62%) followed by gifts and merchandise (58%), and raffles/drawings (57%). Health insurance premium increases (surcharges) were the most widely reported penalties (33%), followed by health insurance eligibility tied to wellness program participation (8%), and benefit reduction (7%).

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According to the July 2014 Buck Consultant report entitled  “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion, Workplace Wellness and Productivity Strategies” (sixth edition,), which investigates emerging trends in employer-sponsored health promotion and wellness programs, the data shows that incentive amount has a direct correlation to program participation levels, but initiatives that require long-term lifestyle changes (such as tracking exercise and working with a health coach) are not as greatly influenced by incentives as are more immediate programs (such as health assessments and biometric screenings).

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