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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 10

Primary Care Emphasis and Incentives Pay Off in Workplace Wellness Programs

Paying employees to participate in worksite health and wellness programs is a common and successful practice among employers of all sizes to boost program success and return value. Almost two out of three U.S. companies offer programs to keep employees healthy, and 66 percent of […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 6

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

Thirty-two percent of small employers and 68% of large employers offer disease management programs.
Among firms with disease management programs, eight percent of large firms and 24% of firms with 5,000 or more […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 5

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

Eighty-one percent of large employers (200 or more workers) and 49% of small employers offer employees programs to help them stop smoking, lose weight, or make other lifestyle or behavioral changes.
Of firms offering […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 2

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 […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 1

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

fifty percent of large employers offering health benefits provide employees with an opportunity or require employees to complete a health risk assessment.
large firms are more likely than small firms to offer […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Sept 24

According to a three-year study by Cigna year study of 200,000 customers, incentive programs – such as consumer premium discounts, or health spending account funds — play a key role as the impetus for individuals to participate in a biometric screening, to engage in healthier behaviors, and improve their clinical outcomes and costs. According to […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Sept 11

According to the 2016 Towers Watson “Emerging Trends in Healthcare” survey, employers are stepping up their focus on employee engagement and accountability:

66 percent expect to develop a workplace culture where employees are responsible for their health; and
51 percent expect to expant financial incentives to encourage healthy behaviors.

https://www.towerswatson.com/en/Insights/IC-Types/Survey-Research-Results/2015/04/2015-emerging-trends-in-health-care-survey
 
 
 

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Sept 10

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) offered workers who met the physical activity targets up to $800 cash annually and more than $800 in health-insurance premium discounts.
 

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Sept 9

 
The Healthcare Trends Institute, an educational resource for employers, employees, and other healthcare benefits stakeholders, has announced the results of an employer survey completed during winter 2014 about employer adoption of and rationale behind choosing the flexible spending account (FSA) carryover option.
When asked, What percentage of benefits-eligible employees participated in a healthcare FSA in 2014?:

Nearly 40 […]

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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Sept 8

 
The Healthcare Trends Institute, an educational resource for employers, employees, and other healthcare benefits stakeholders, has announced the results of an employer survey completed during winter 2014 about employer adoption of and rationale behind choosing the flexible spending account (FSA) carryover option.
When asked, “What percentage offered the option to rollover FSA funds?:

51% adopted the rollover option
49 […]

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