By Gillian Roberts, Employee Benefit Advisor, May 16, 2014
Wellness programs are a difficult task for benefit advisers. When working with large employers, clients are more demanding than ever for the most innovative and tailored approach possible. When working with small employers, there’s still the matter of convincing the client it’s worth the price. But when getting down to it and deciding which wellness plan to offer clients, advisers say the most important features are easy-to-use educational tools for employees, return-on-investment and overall program cost, according to findings from EBA’s first wellness survey.