As employers continue to face rising health care costs and concerns about employee wellbeing and the rise of chronic health conditions related to lifestyle, developing effective productivity programs and engaging employees in the management of their health is more important than ever.
Our research shows that companies with the most effective health and productivity programs have an average of 1.4% lower medical trend per year than competitors and 27% higher workforce productivity.
- Do you understand your total health care costs (including the hidden costs associated with presenteeism, absenteeism, hiring replacement workers and paying overtime)?
- Have you taken any steps to put employees in charge of managing and improving their own health?
- Have you increased your investment in health management and work effectiveness programs?