Study: Wellness plans can cut health costs by 18% per worker

01/10/2013 | Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

Employee wellness programs could lower health costs by an average 18.4% per worker and up to 28% for older employees and retirees, according to a study from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The study said savings will increase as more employees participate in wellness programs and health risks are reversed.

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