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Employers Give Chances at Million Dollar Jackpot for Wellness Jackpot Participation
Date:10/22/2013

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

In a time when employers and employees are scratching their heads on how to reduce healthcare costs, some have found a fun scratch-off gamecard to just do the trick. Kansas City based Wellness Jackpot Inc. is now marketing a patent-pending online Wellness Incentive platform that rewards electronic scratch-off gamecards for meeting set Wellness or Safety criteria. Companies have experienced an unprecedented increase in Wellness and Safety engagement and healthcare cost reduction. In addition, short-term return on investment is often achieved by workplace accident or absenteeism reduction. Accidents are lowered by over 60% in many cases when this component is included in the rewarding criteria.

TG Missouri, a 1400 employee Toyota parts manufacturer/distributor based in Perryville, MO has seen the results first-hand. The company rewards their employees for Biometric Screening, Health Risk Assessment, and exercise tracking among other wellness behaviors. Several TG Missouri employees have already won big-ticket drawings. Excitement continues to grow as employees redeem gamecard points for name-brand merchandise and entries into the National Sweepstakes where they can win up to a Million Dollars. Renee Jannin of TG commented, “Wellness Jackpot is exciting and fun! Our corporation was looking for an incentive program that included health and safety awareness and Wellness Jackpot has both. Employees learn about living healthy while playing a fun game.” The company’s corporate office Toyoda Gosei North America, after learning of the Missouri plant’s success, is now in talks with Wellness Jackpot to potentially roll the program out to their 10 plants across the country.

Wellness programs such as Wellness Jackpot have indeed proven to offer healthcare cost relief. A recent report by a team of Harvard University health economists, published in the journal Health Affairs, found that
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