Kaiser Permanente and the 29 unions that represent its employees in California and eight other regions have teamed up to offer incentive payments to groups of workers who improve their health, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Details of ProgramUnder the voluntary program, Kaiser's 133,000 workers could earn up to $500 each if participants in their region collectively:
Kaiser will issue all payouts in 2015. The total cost of the program could reach $66.5 million, according to the Bee.
Comments From KaiserKathy Gerwig -- vice president of employee safety, health and wellness at Kaiser -- said the program is "very inclusive of everybody" and will "drive the culture toward healthier work environments and camaraderie around getting healthier."
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