"Child Obesity Is An Employer Problem"

Child Obesity has been in the news lately and the statistics are alarming. Having healthy employees AND dependents is the only way employers can help control rising medical insurance costs (for themselves AND the employees). Here is a recent article I read. http://hr.blr.com/HR-news/Benefits-Leave/Employee-Wellness/Childhood-Obesity-Costs-Employers-in-Health-Care-P/

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Yes, this is a problem! Today obese kids will have more medical claims on your insurance plan, and in the future they will be your employees! How about enhancing your employer based wellness program to include children?

Posted on Feb 24, 2010
by RustyMagner - 1 Votes - Flag this post

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kpaul
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
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