Lockton Health Risk Solutions
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is having significant financial impact on employers throughout the United States. Not only is it raising costs for employers, but it’s reducing life expectancy and overall healthy life years in employees who are obese. As a result, many employers are beginning to take a more aggressive approach to addressing obesity.
In this new Benefits Insight & Guidance, the authors shed light on three key approaches to overcoming obesity:
- Lifestyle modifications
- Weight loss medications
- Bariatric surgery
Also explored are key issues employers should consider when determining which options they’ll cover, along with legal considerations employers must understand.
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