This Week's Challenge: Healthcare companies have grown increasingly creative in their use of economic and benefits-based incentives to drive engagement and participation in health and wellness programs. We wanted to see which benefit-based health and wellness incentives are offered most frequently by healthcare organizations for program participation.
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What We Learned:
The third annual Health and Wellness Incentives Use e-survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network found that according to 156 healthcare organizations, benefit-based incentives are proving most successful at effecting positive health behavior change. According to respondents to the March 2011 survey, the top 5 benefit-based incentives offered are:
- Reduced health premium: 52.9 percent
- Free health coaching: 34.5 percent
- Reduced/waived co-pay: 19.5 percent
- HSA contribution: 16.1 percent
- Work site clinic: 14.9 percent
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Excerpted from Benchmarks in Health & Wellness Incentives, 2011 Edition: Data to Drive Health Promotion, Compliance and ROI, which provides actionable information from 156 healthcare organizations on the use of incentives to promote health behavior change. This essential resource has been compiled from an analysis of responses to HIN's third annual survey on the use of health & wellness incentives, administered in March 2011.