More employers commit to penalize workers for unhealthy behaviors, survey finds

May 2010
Employee Benefit News;May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p21
The article highlights the results of a survey conducted by Hewitt Associates which show the growing commitment of employers in the U.S. to penalize employees for unhealthy behaviors. The survey reveals that 47 percent of the respondents are already using or planning to use financial penalties for employees who fail to participate in health improvement programs. The article reveals that employers are taking a more aggressive approach to control health care costs.


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