We asked some industry experts about wellness plans, and while they all agreed that employer-sponsored wellness programs are great, there are some drawbacks to consider. 

Worth it, but engagement can be tricky

Are wellness plans worth it? The short answer: absolutely. But, it's not so cut and dry.

A couple of years ago, we switched from a voluntary incentives-based wellness program to what we currently implement. Back then, although completely voluntary, employees had to participate in a minimum number of wellness objectives to be eligible for the maximum contribution towards their medical premium.

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