Employers remain committed to improving worker health, but according to a new survey, many are tightening requirements to receive financial incentives for participating in health and productivity programs.

Fifty-three percent of large employers currently offer financial incentives to workers who enroll in health engagement activities, according to professional services company Towers Watson and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers.

But participation alone in these programs is no longer enough to earn a reward. More than one-third (37 percent) of employers reward only those workers who meet the company's requirements for completion of a health engagement activity and almost one-third (29 percent) only reward members who participate in multiple activities.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.