This report details the results of a web-based survey of members of two organizations representing major American employers, the ERISA Industry Council (ERIC) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The primary purpose of the survey was to determine if employers believe that incentives are an important component of health, wellness and productivity programs, and offer a positive return on investment (ROI).
The specific goals of the survey were:
. To understand the challenges employers face in implementing and operating health management programs;
. To understand expectations employers have of ROI for their programs, and the importance they attach to measuring ROI; and
. To assess the types of incentives used by employers for health management.