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Wellness programs, preventative health, chronic condition management and other types of heath management programs within health care plans are falling well short, and so employers are increasingly looking to third-party vendors for more effective programs, according to the Accenture report, “Do employee health & wellness programs need a shot in the arm?”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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