Work site wellness programs are more popular than ever because they are an economical way to offset rising employee health care costs, according to an American Heart Association survey.
But the survey also showed that fewer than one in five employees believe their employers encourage participation in company wellness programs.
Promoting participation works, the survey shows: Employees in “highly encouraging” workplaces are more likely to participate in and value the programs.
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