Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work? Usually Not

Did you know that over 50% of large firms (defined as over 200 employees) offer incentives for employees to complete health risk assessments, intended to identify health issues? Medium to large employers spent an average of $521 per employee on wellness programs in 2013, double the amount spent 5 years ago. Per the NY Times, rigorous research does not support that wellness programs save money, and with few exceptions, do not appreciably improve health.Read More