ABOUT Healthiest Employers

Frequently Asked Questions

Healthiest Employers shines a spotlight on employers who are epitomizing what it means to be employee- focused. Since its beginning in 2009, Healthiest Employers has hosted hundreds of awards contests across 40+ US cities and honored over 10,000 employers representing over 60M employees. 

At Healthiest Employers, we take a holistic view of worksite health, understanding what it looks like to  have your leadership team completely bought in, to  understand  the needs of your employee population, and identify how you are proactively supporting wellbeing.

With the help of a national, non-biased group of well- being representatives from the academic, medical, clinical, human resources, and business communities, we crafted the categories, scoring, and benchmarking for our online assessment.

There is no fee to apply to the Healthiest Employers program!

Yes! No personally identifying information is ever shared with anyone outside of the Healthiest Employers, LLC organization or our event partners. Healthiest Employers, LLC operates under Springbuk, a HITRUST-certified organization.

To read more about our privacy and protection, please visit Springbuk’s website here.

Eligibility requirements are: must be a business or non-profit entity, demonstrate evidence of wellness programming (as indicated by the application), and have at least 2 employees.

The Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award is our national recognition that honors the top 100 scoring companies from all regions, categories, and industries. If you apply for a regional award, your application is automatically considered for national recognition and there is no other additional information needed on your end.

You are eligible to apply in any region where there is an office of more than 50 employees OR at least 10% of your workforce.

The responses are scored Rubric style 1-100 scale. The assessment is made up of six categories with yes/no,multiple choice, and short answer questions, with each question totaling .25-3 points. A Healthiest Employers Index (HEI) is assigned to each application to help rank among companies of similar sizes.

The Healthiest Employers program recognizes the best of the best in employee well-being and population health. Being named a finalist in this program solidifies your commitment to your employees and helps attract and maintain top talent.

If you ever have any questions about the assessment, please contact info@healthiestemployers.com.

The regional deadlines are contingent upon the region(s) to which you are applying. Please check the "Districts" tab to find yours. If you are ONLY applying to the national Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award, the deadline is July 31.

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