Small Business Trends recently ran an article weighing the value of Employee Wellness Programs versus their Return on Investment.Just looking at dollars and cents, the answer is clear:
…medical costs fall by about $3.27 for every dollar spent on wellness programs and that absenteeism costs fall by about $2.73 for every dollar spent.
But read the full explanation for yourself. When considering offering a wellness program, consider reaching out to an organization like the Employee Assistance Professionals Association to get connected with respected organizations that can provide your employees (and yourself!) with important wellness-focused services.