October 06, 2021
Business Group on Health conducted this Quick Survey to improve understanding of how companies approach weight management services for their workforce. Employers were asked to provide information about what they are doing to promote weight management among employees with overweight or obesity.
- 84% of participants offer programs specifically designed to help employees with overweight or obesity achieve a healthy weight, 56% also offer incentives to participate in these programs.
- Participants reported offering a variety of weight management programs. Seventy-four percent offer digital (app-based) weight management programs and 58% offer telephonic weight-related disease management or coaching.
- 91% of participants cover bariatric surgery for those who meet established criteria; 43% also provide a travel benefit to receive the surgery.
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Quick Survey Findings: Weight Management Benefit Programs
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