• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Wellness program helps lower health premiums by 10%

by on
in Employee Benefits Program,HR Management,Human Resources

North Carolina-based novelty manufacturer Adam & Eve has lowered its employees’ health insurance premiums by 10%. The average savings for each employee: $1,000 a year.

The company attributes the lower premiums to a three-year-old wellness initiative—and a lack of any catastrophic health claims in 2010.

Employees can participate in biometric screenings, individual health assessments, swimming lessons, a smoking cessation program and an annual 5K run/walk. The company also hosts sports competitions.

Since the programs began, levels of body fat in participating employees have dropped by 7.69%. Body weight is down by 4.22%, cholesterol dropped 4.37%; and glucose levels are down 3.30%, says HR Manager Tom Underwood.

Contact: Tom Underwood, (919) 644-8100.

Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!

Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...

We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.

The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.

" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/13317/wellness-program-helps-lower-health-premiums-by-10 "

Leave a Comment