SPOTLIGHT: Wellness programs in the spotlight

If you're in HR, 2007 may be the year of the wellness program. Employers, at point of exhaustion with double digit and high single digit health cost increases, are focusing on wellness programs to get health coverage costs under control. Sure, employers are asking employees to pay bigger percentages of their health premium, but that's not all. "Companies are not only asking employees to pay more...they're also asking employees to be healthier," according to one consultant. Article