Realize the Benefits of Workplace Wellness
Many employers are helping their employees take charge of their health through wellness programs. That’s because studies are showing that employers who promote a healthy lifestyle in the workplace report a substantial increase in productivity, moral and a noticeable reduction in absenteeism.
Additionally, studies continue to show that wellness programs are a good strategy for lowering claims. In fact, many carriers have conducted research and developed programs geared to keep the doctor away and their members healthy. To that end, both employers and employees benefit through lower premiums and increased employee/employer satisfaction, making wellness programs a great investment in your employees and a smart strategy for increasing your bottom line.
Southerland & Associates works with carriers who have incorporated wellness into their group health products, and we work with other partners as well that will help you to incorporate additional wellness benefits/programs at little or no cost.
Following are just a few examples of wellness benefits and their advantages.
Wellness Programs Benefits
Biometric screening, education and preventative programs
Onsite or virtual physical fitness & nutritional classes
Smoking cessation programs
Substance abuse counseling
Wellness Program Advantages
Improved patient care and outcomes
Reduction in various health risks, healthier workforce
Improved morale, loyalty and productivity
Attract and retain top employees