Saturday, January 23, 2010

Study Shows Incentive-based Fitness Programs Reduce Cost

A study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion on January 21, 2010 shows that members participating in an insurance plan's incentive-based fitness wellness program had lower healthcare costs, fewer hospital admissions, and shorter lengths of stay in the hospital when they were hospitalized. The study does indicate that more research is needed to understand the long-term effectiveness of these incentive-based programs.

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