More evidence against employer ‘wellness’ programs

March 5th, 2013 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

A new paper in Health Affairs supports discriminatory, cost-shifting effects of employer incentive programs, especially for employees with obesity or who use tobacco.


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  2. Nate says:

    Title is misleading. Article actually says that employer wellness programs do have a cost impact, but it is not great enough to offset rising costs of healthcare. They also only looked at a 2 year term. Good research has shown it takes 3-5 years to see a return from an employee wellness program.

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