Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
February 27, 2013Vol. III Issue 9

Health Activities Most
Responsive to Incentives

Health Activities Most Responsive to Incentives This Week's Challenge: Rewarding lifestyle behavior change over participation, heavier use of texting and social networks to promote programs — just a few of the findings from HIN's fourth annual market analysis of incentives use in population health management in 2012. We wanted to see in which areas incentives have generated the most positive response.

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What We Learned: HIN's fourth annual survey on the use of health & wellness incentives captured how 136 healthcare organizations use incentives to promote health behavior change. According to survey respondents, the top six areas in which incentives generate positive responses are:

  • HRA: 29.8 percent

  • Onsite wellness: 21.1 percent

  • Preventive screening: 15.8 percent

  • Health coaching: 7 percent

  • Smoking cessation: 7 percent

  • Other: 7 percent

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2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health & Wellness Incentives

Excerpted from 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health & Wellness Incentives, which provides actionable information from 136 healthcare organizations on the use of incentives to promote health behavior change. Now in its fourth year, this report is designed to meet business and planning needs of health plans, employers, human resource executives, managed care organizations, hospitals and others by providing critical benchmarks in incentives use and impact.

© 2013 Healthcare Performance Benchmarks by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Editor: Jessica Fornarotto,;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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