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Microsoft Tackles Weighty Issues: 800 Workers, 26,000 Lbs. Lost
Seattle Post-IntelligencerLink to more items from this source
Sept. 20, 2005
Excerpt: [N]early 800 Microsoft Corp. employees who have shed about 26,000 pounds through an exceptionally intensive weight-management program offered by the company. While Microsoft takes the benefit to unusually extended levels, health policy insiders say a trend is emerging among employers and insurers to offer comprehensive weight-management programs, even as both sides scramble to trim other benefits to slow the double-digit growth in health care costs.

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