Blue Shield Wellness Program Cuts Costs for Workers
In 2011, about 3,300 Blue Shield of California employees who participated in the companyâs wellness program saved a total of $3 million on health insurance benefits. The workers earned health benefit discounts ranging from $500 to $1,200. In addition, about 2,500 workers earned a day off through a wellness initiative involving social networking.
- "Blue Shield Employees Save $3M Through Wellness Program" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 7/26).