A study shows the average total healthcare cost of employees who opted into
Another employer attributes
Over the last six years,
Employer and Employees Realized Lower Healthcare Costs through
Springbuk used three years of medical claims, pharmacy, biometric and activity data to analyze the effects of a corporate wellness program using the
The analysis found that after two years of the program, across a representative sample set of 2,689 individuals:
- 866 employees who opted into the program had healthcare costs that were on average 24.5% less than that of a control group’s – an average cost savings of nearly
$1,300per participant during the 2nd year of the program. This is a significantly wider gap than the cost differential observed for the same individuals during the baseline year in which average costs for the opt-in group were only 7.9% less than that of a control group.
- Of those who opted into the program, 266 employees who used their
Fitbittracker for at least half the duration of the program decreased their healthcare costs by 45.6% on average.
“This demonstration of impact achieved by integrating
Dayton RTA Reduces Healthcare Costs and Improves Outcomes with A Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program
Positive outcomes of the
- Improvement in health outcomes including an average decrease in LDL cholesterol levels of 12 points and an average decrease in glucose levels of 17 points, after year one.
- Dayton RTA rolled out the
Fitbitprogram to their 600+ employees as a result of the successful pilot.
- Dayton RTA estimates that they were able to save
$2.3 millionover two years (on a projected spend of $15.5 million) as a result of the Fitbitcorporate wellness program
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