How social determinants of health affect your employee benefit program
Employers and their employees can benefit from programs and tactics tailored to address social determinants of health that affect employees.
By Bruce Sherman|November 15, 2018 at 10:50 AM
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Low employee participation rates in preventive health care programs, such as fitness programs, employee assistance programs, smoking cessation programs and preventive cancer screenings, results in significant costs to employers. This leads to higher absence rates and reduced employee performance because of decreased well-being.
Many employees don’t participate in these programs even though they are in their best interest. So what’s stopping them and how can employers design benefit programs to change this trend and improve their employees’ overall well-being?
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