Employers Are Spending More on Wellness Programs

Employers are expanding their corporate health improvement and wellness programs to improve employee health and create a more positive workplace culture.

Employers are expanding their corporate health improvement and wellness programs to improve employee health and create a more positive workplace culture. The latest surve on wellness programs from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health reveals employers will spend an average of $693 per employee on wellness-based incentives in 2015, up from $594 in 2014 and $430 five years ago.

Of the 79% of employers who offer health improvement programs, larger companies, those with more than 20,000 employees, are spending the most on these programs, where the per-employee average climbed to $878, up from $717 in 2014. The average for companies with between 5,000 and 20,000 workers rose to $661, up from $493 in 2014.

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