Keeping employees healthy and productive is the best investment, especially as the workforce ages. This broader view of the value of employee well-being makes it clear why employers will need to stay involved, whether they continue to administer an employee health plan, shift to a private benefit exchange or even exit health-plan sponsorship entirely.
Ultimately, an organization’s long-term success may depend on being able to sustain healthy, engaged, productive employees who are going to remain in the workforce for an extended time.
Mercer's Susan Connolly and Tre" McCalister wrote this article for WorldatWork's Workspan.
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