Respondents said their organizations were implementing or planning to make additional changes to improve care in the next three years.
The fall months traditionally serve as a time to promote flu prevention.
Behind the scenes, however, some worry that they are losing a few key battles to the insurance and business communities.
“An employer may not be in a position to provide a bonus or pay rise but they can certainly help their employees by providing benefits such as a good workplace pension scheme where both the employer and employee can save on tax and National Insurance Contributions.”
These programs don’t have to be expensive to be effective, especially if they are championed by employees themselves.
The need for disability coverage will continue to grow as the U.S. workforce ages, experts say.
The program honors growing companies (with five to 1,000 employees) for their commitment to outstanding benefits.
At the same time, employers are constantly reminded of the legal constraints they face in attempting to increase the level of wellness program participation.
In addition to fostering morale and worker satisfaction, enrollment serves as a good time to distribute required employee notices.
“Seeing employers make innovative changes aimed at prevention and wellness instead of just shifting costs around is like a breath of fresh air,” said Nancy Kennedy