The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”
Employees have been insulated from the economics of health choices. They have had little incentive, or price visibility to be smart consumers. They realize that being healthy is better, but they have been insulated from the cost and consequences that diseases cause. Over 70% of health costs can be avoided by behavior modification. It’s time to put employees on the same side of the table with employers and let’s tackle health costs head on. Employees are trusted to make informed business decisions. By arming them with information and guidance most spend their money wisely and make good choices, become healthier, and save money.