Bethpage FCU Sees Value In HealthyEmployees

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BETHPAGE, N.Y. - (10/19/04) -- In an effort to help curb risinghealth care premiums, Bethpage FCU said it is introducing a programaimed at encouraging employees to live healthy lifestyles. TheHealthy Employee Incentive Program will provide monetary and otherawards to workers who achieve healthy weight, blood pressure andcholesterol levels, among other things. Credit union officials saythe goal of the program is to improve employees' health, helping totrim health care costs, as well as improve employeesproductivity.

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