Brokers are pushing wellness plans on their corporate clients, and they're getting pretty good take-up on their offers.

That's one of the outcomes of a survey of brokers by Aflac. It asked respondents to share their experience with wellness plans during the past year, and found the wellness bandwagon running better than ever.

"Companies continue to introduce and oversee employee wellness programs as a way to promote worker health and reduce their medical expenses," Aflac said. "Brokers have a track record of encouraging these programs: Of those responding to both the 2014 and 2015 …  surveys, 53 percent of them say they recommend wellness initiatives to their clients."

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.