TITLE

CLS Benefit Solutions Inc

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Indiana Business Magazine;Jun2004 Supplement, Vol. 48, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites key findings from a health behavior risk factor survey indicating that Indiana holds the dubious distinction of simultaneously ranking in the top 15 in several categories of chronic disease and high risk behavior and in the bottom 15 in identification and prevention activities for a number of health problems. Scope of the health care problem in the state; Key features of consumer-driven health programs offered by CLS Benefit Solutions; Implications on employee-wellness programs.
ACCESSION #
14607359

 

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