The Best Practice Award is bestowed upon those organizations that have implemented an innovative, benefits-related best practice and demonstrated quantifiable results.  

Best Practices in Employee Benefits Award Winners


Blount Fine Foods Corporation
For their dedicated Wellness Resource Advocate, a new position that provides assistance for a variety of issues affecting the workforce including financial, homelessness, substance abuse and stress-related issues.

CVS Health
For their implementation of an Accountable Care Organization that improved quality of care and satisfaction while also containing costs.

Lahey Health System
For their custom care management program that has made progress in integrating internal clinical resources to improve engagement and health outcomes for employees, as well as reducing health care costs.

Sullivan & Worcester LLP
For their 
new managed account retirement option that at the time of the award,
already had a 13% participation rate.


 Wellness Excellence Award Winners (new for 2018)

For their holistic well-being approach encompassing physical, emotional and financial health, character strength, purpose and social connection, that has boosted productivity and retention.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
For their broad spectrum well-being program that includes innovating in the opioid epidemic.

National Fire Protection Association
For their wellbeing program with frequent, on-site resources that have reduced barriers to employee mental and physical wellbeing, including a mindfulness wellness approach that at the time of the award, had been adopted by over one-third of the workforce.

Nuance Communications
For their global wellness program that at the time of the award, had successfully engaged
over 3,000 employees in 20 countries.


Congratulations to all our winners since 1998!