Survey: Wellness helps reduce growth in employee health costs

11/15/2012 | Employee Benefit News

Mercer's National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans showed the average growth in annual employer costs for health care benefits dropped from 6.1% in 2011 to 4.1% in 2012, driven in part by increased use of consumer-directed plans and investment in wellness programs. Companies see wellness as a top long-term strategy for controlling health benefit costs, and 78% of large employers surveyed said senior leadership supported health management programs.

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