About 100 employers across the nation will be provided with comprehensive wellness programs, as a result of $9 million in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant is designed to boost health conditions and combat the associated costs to businesses. Companies of various sizes across 7 national regions will . . .
Although the majority of large companies provide employee wellness programs, few small businesses do. Despite employing 70% of US employees, small businesses have less reason to offer wellness, largely because health insurance carriers do not reduce premiums for achieved savings like they do with bigger companies. Health reform provides a financial motivation to help small . . .