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Good summary of business efforts around wellness – with some results. Good summary of tactics:
Employers and employees are starting to see some positive cost and medical results from corporate wellness programs:
• Such programs typically offer health screenings free or at little cost.
• Some employers require workers to undergo a health-risk assessment to qualify for medical coverage.
• At-risk employees may be contacted by a nurse suggesting follow-up action.
• Workers can get perks like subsidized weight-loss and quit-smoking programs.