Did you know?
Stress costs U.S. businesses $300 billion annually in lost productivity, absenteeism, accidents, employee turnover, and medical costs. Also, together with depression, stress increases healthcare costs more than obesity, smoking, or high blood pressure put together.
Medical costs for employers in the U.S. will increase 6.5% for 2016, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ Health Research Institute. Medical costs per person for employers have reached $10.000 per person in 2015.
Employees who smoke cost employers 12x more than nonsmoking employees, an average of $5.800 per year. The biggest cost comes from productivity lost followed by health care expenses.
Obesity related disability claims have increased 10x since 1994.
Employment-based health insurance premiums have increased 78% since 2000,
71% of employers believe wellness programs are effective.
On average medical costs fall by about $3.27 for every dollar spent on wellness programs.
Johnson & Johnson saved $250 million using corporate wellness from 2002 to 2008.
Bank of America’s Health Risk Assessment and education materials resulted in a 10% decrease in healthcare costs over a two-year period.
80% of workers feel stress on the job.
Inspire Wellness can help your company with simple Wellness Workshops, Lunch and Learns and fun interactive learning events that create a culture of wellness. Get started today!