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A Healthier Work Force Means Lower Health Care Costs

Source: NPR Marketplace, October 19, 2013 In an interview with NPR, Kevin Volpp spoke to how employers are increasingly recognizing the fact that the health habits of their employees are one of the top challenges to affordable benefits coverage. Companies commonly incentivize their employees by lowering insurance premiums for healthy outcomes. Kevin commented that “the ideal program really does provide people with much more in the way of ongoing, frequent feedback.  And, rewards that happen in the present, not just in the future.”

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