Obesity and Employee Wellness Programs

November 30, 2011  |  By: Education Foundation
Obesity Awareness  |  webinar

In this video, health benefit professional Tom Harte discusses the high cost of obesity in this country and how employee wellness programs are helping fight this epidemic. Employers have vested interest in understanding the connection between wellness and lower insurance premiums. Obesity alone costs US companies $13 billion annually and these workers have 36% higher medical costs than fit employees.