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
The link between depression and physical conditions like asthma or diabetes is often overlooked, adding to the ‘under the radar’ aspect of mental illness at work.Read More
To help workers live long and prosper, one expert believes employers should use logic when choosing health care coverage.Read More
According to one dental benefits carrier, only 30 to 40 percent of employees use the benefits in their dental preferred provider organization network.Read More
Kidding a colleague who opts for a salad over a sloppy joe — even if it’s all in good-natured fun — is still in bad taste.Read More
The latest delay gives employers more time to plan. Companies will have until Jan. 1, 2016, to determine if they must provide health insurance coverage.Read More
Conflict resolution requires a give-and-take, not a give-and-give – not only in dealing with the unique needs of lactating employees, but in resolving all conflict within the workplace.Read More
While employee assistance programs help connect workers with spiritual counselors, some companies see value in a corporate chaplain.