Some hail workplace wellness programs as cost-effective means to better public health. Others question their value. Data show that both have a point.
Mar 18, 2015 | Health Affairs Blog
Multi-year health plans have the potential to finally align the interests of health plan enrollees and insurers by reaping long-term benefits of patient health management.
Nov 10, 2014 | Health Affairs Blog
The press and trade publications strongly endorse workplace wellness programs as a good investment for employers. Soeren Mattke, a physician and RAND senior scientist, explains why his work tells a different story.
Feb 20, 2014 | The Health Care Blog
Wellness programs do in fact reduce health risks, like smoking and obesity, write Soeren Mattke and Kristin Van Busum. But resulting cost savings could not be detected, especially when compared to the costs of the programs.
Jul 2, 2013 | Modern Healthcare