Sunday, September 28, 2014

Your Employees Don't Trust You or Your Insurer's Advice on Health and Wellness, Anyway

From Dina Overland at Fierce Healthcare; Hat tip to Benefits Link:
Many wellness programs could be doomed to fail based on a recent survey finding that most consumers don't trust their insurers or employers as a source of health and wellness. 
Based on more than 1,000 consumers participating in a survey from health optimization company Welltok, just 8 percent rely on their health insurers as a source of health and wellness. And just 10 percent rely on employers. 
That's why simply creating and implementing wellness programs isn't enough for insurers and employers to help consumers maintain a healthful lifestyle and avoid getting sick. ...