Benefits of a Work-site Wellness Program
- Decrease the long-term cost of care.
- Enhanced recruitment and retention of healthy employees.
- Improved employee relations and morale.
- Increased productivity.
- With tax incentives and grants available under recent federal health care legislation, U. S. companies are increasingly adopting wellness programs to chip away at their enormous health care costs, which are only rising with an aging workforce. Trends in reading achievement gaps have narrowed since 1998 between white students and hispanic students who are not classified as english-language learners on national assessment of educational progress tests in reading.