About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.
There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.Read More
Group members recommended that health plans should be the primary source of price information and urged them to use easy-to-understand formats.Read More
Companies should base senior executives’ long-term bonuses on comparing company performance to a predetermined peer group, expert says.Read More
Employers offer vacation days and paid time off to urge employees to get out of the office so that they can relax. Despite the intent, it seems that the majority of employees aren't going places.Read More
Research shows that not every U.S. worker is saving for retirement, but experts disagree on who’s to blame.Read More
However, a recent study found that eye doctors often are the first to identify signs of certain health problems.Read More
The big potential growth of private health exchanges has lured other major benefits consulting firms into the market.Read More
There seems to be an endless quest to get employees to care more about their benefits. Explaining their importance is becoming increasingly valuable.Read More
More companies are offering paid parental leave for their employees, and a bill in Congress could extend that benefit to all workers in the United States.