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90% of U.S. Corporations Now Offer Wellness Programs
Sacramento Bee

The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) today reported more and more companies are discovering giveaways boost employee participation in wellness programs and can ultimately lead to cuts in overall health-care costs.

Incentives are key to encouraging employee participation in wellness programs. A recent Incentive Research Foundation report shows only one in five people will participate in wellness programs if there are no incentives, while offering incentives increases participation by a minimum of 60%. “Incentives also have a long-term impact,” said foundation president Melissa Van Dyke.