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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 2

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According to the 2015 Employer Health Benefits Surveyof 2,000 employers conducted bythe Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), with respect to Biometric Screenings:

  • Fifty percent of large firms and 13% of small firms offering health benefits ask or offer employee the opportunity to complete a biometric screening.
  • Among large firms with biometric screening programs, 56% offer employees incentives to complete a biometric screening.
  • Among firms with a biometric screening program and an incentive to complete it, 20% have a reward or penalty for meeting specified biometric outcomes such as achieving a target body mass index (BMI) or cholesterol level.
  • The maximum financial value for meeting biometric outcomes ranges considerably across these firms: 16% have a maximum annual incentive of $150 or less and 28% have a maximum annual incentive of more than $1,000.

http://kff.org/health-costs/press-release/employer-family-health-premiums-rise-4-percent-to-17545-in-2015-extending-a-decade-long-trend-of-relatively-moderate-increases/

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