Employers May Now Apply for Worksite Wellness Awards

HELENA, Mont.--()--Montana employers may now apply for the Excellence in Worksite Health Promotion Awards at http://mahcp.org/excellence-in-worksite-health-promotion-awards/. Applications are due by February 26, 2016. The purpose of these awards is to recognize organizations for the progressive steps they are taking towards improving employee health and productivity over time. Employers may apply for three distinct award levels; Bronze, Sliver, and Gold, which represent different industry standards and approaches to worksite wellness platforms.

“We have some amazing work going on in Montana in the worksite wellness arena. With the help of our worksite wellness awards, we have been able to showcase the hard work, dedication, and commitment of Montana employers to the health and well-being of their employees, employees’ families, and the communities of Montana they represent,” added Chelsea Pelc, Clinical Programs Manager at the Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers.

The awards cycle occurs every two years. The last awards cycle in 2014 recognized 24 Montana employers. Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers expects the 2016 awards year to be the largest awards year to date.

The award application itself, developed in 2014 for the Department of Health and Human Services by Montana Interactive, focuses on accessibility and ease of input making it easy for employers to apply and receive recognition for all the effort they are putting into worksite wellness.

About the Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers (MAHCP)

The Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers [http://www.mahcp.org/] is an independent, not-for-profit, member driven organization of public and private employers committed to improving the quality and cost of healthcare in our region. The MAHCP cooperative believes that collaborative relationships between purchasers of healthcare services produces economy of scale, knowledge and progressive changes in the healthcare of our employees, members, their local communities and for our families.

About Montana.gov

Helena-based Montana Interactive built, operates, and maintains the state’s eGovernment services that are available through the official website www.MT.gov (http://www.mt.gov). The company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” six times, most recently ranked at No. 36 (2014), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Contacts

Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers
Chelsea Pelc, 406-721-6275
Clinical Services Manager
cpelc@mahcp.org
or
Montana Interactive
Becki Kolenberg, 406-449-3468 x224
General Manager

Release Summary

Montana employers may now apply for the Excellence in Worksite Health Promotion Awards. These awards recognize organizations for progressive steps taken toward improving employee health.

Contacts

Montana Association of Health Care Purchasers
Chelsea Pelc, 406-721-6275
Clinical Services Manager
cpelc@mahcp.org
or
Montana Interactive
Becki Kolenberg, 406-449-3468 x224
General Manager