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Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs

A Wellness Program is an organized program to assist and support workers in establishing healthier lifestyles. This can include increasing employee awareness on health topics, scheduling behavior change programs, and/or establishing work policies that support health-related goals.

Programs and policies that promote increased exercise, smoking avoidance and cessation, and healthful food selections are just a few examples.


Employers can benefit in many ways from worksite wellness programs. Some benefits include:

  • Enhanced recruitment and retention of healthy employees
  • Reduced healthcare costs
  • Decreased rates of illness and injuries
  • Reduced employee absenteeism
  • Improved employee relations and morale
  • Increased productivity

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report revealed that at worksites with physical activity programs, employers have:

  • Reduced healthcare costs by 20 to 55 percent
  • Reduced short-term sick leave by six to 32 percent
  • Increased productivity by two to 52 percent

What Services are Provided?

Benefit Design Specialists, through a partnership with one of the best Wellness companies in the industry, can open the door to the creation of your first Wellness program or take your current Wellness program to the next level. Some of the services provided include:

  • NCQA Certified Health Risk Assessments
  • Biometric Screening
  • Personalized Health Coaching
  • Education Services and Programs
  • Targeted Guides, Mailings, and Referrals
  • Website Tools and Consumer Information
  • Annual Goals/ Interventional Programming
  • Logistics and Communication Planning
  • Online Wellness Center
  • Personal Wellness Profile Report

Genetic Testing

Empower your employees to make lasting positive changes to nutrition, exercise and overall lifestyle by adding personalized genetic testing.

  • Increased Participation & Engagement
  • Positive Behavior Changes & Improved Outcomes
  • Optimized Productivity & Better Return on Investment (ROI)

Fun & Easy-to-Understand Genetic Report That may Help Your Employees!

  • Lose Weight Faster
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Reduce Blood Pressure
  • Save on Health Care Costs


Population Health Analytics – Claims and clinical data are transformed into meaningful metrics, enabling you to gain deep insights into your population – current and future. Our dynamic, drillable dashboards provide powerful information, such as health care activity, utilization patterns, cost drivers, gaps in care, and chronic condition incidence, with just one click.

Health Benefits Administration & Consulting – BDS can manage all administrative services encompassing your self-insured health benefits with an integrated, quality-assured solution carried out by a robust team of experts. Opportunities for health plan design modification, in part or whole. Are uncovered with insights into data.

Care Coordination – Clinical initiatives identifies through the analysis of available claims and clinical data are carried through to action with a plan customized to your needs. This is what makes our wellness unique – clinical integration.

Corporate Wellness – For employers interested in helping their employees and families live healthier lives, corporate wellness, a leading innovator in workplace wellness is armed with the analytics insights needed to provide strategic and customized wellness programs.


A growing number of employers are taking a new proactive and preventative approach to rising costs by developing and utilizing wellness programs as a standard adaptation to their suite of benefits. Research shows that by encouraging healthy behaviors and choices, these organizations are reaping the rewards of decreased sick time, disability and health care costs, as well as savings in workers’ compensation claims and costs. Further analysis shows that these measurable items are only a portion of the cost savings, and don’t include savings associated with recruitment and retention of employees, reputation and employee engagement or productivity.

Contact us to learn how a wellness program can benefit your company.

Benefit Design Specialists, Inc.

BDS offers a range of services and products dedicated to a two-fold goal; delivering quality, cost-effective employee benefit plans coupled with hassle-free benefits management for our clients HR departments.

4550 Lena Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Toll Free: (888) 273-7036
Phone: (717) 766-8844
Fax: (855) 289-2602

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