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Many health and wellness apps offer telehealth services, allowing your employees to talk to a medical professional no matter where they are. — Getty Images/ LaylaBird

Offering health and wellness perks is a great way to show appreciation for your employees. These extra benefits can help boost morale, lower absenteeism, and improve productivity at your business. Here are a few health and wellness perks that are popular among employees at businesses of all sizes.


Wellhub, formerly known as Gympass, is an app that offers employees mindfulness, nutrition, and sleep in one subscription. It gives employees the freedom to get the app, pick their plan, and pay a monthly subscription rate up to 50% less than direct gym memberships. Many of the most popular gyms are available through Wellhub, as well as apps like Headspace, Strava, and MyFitnessPal.

Carrot Fertility

Carrot provides fertility benefits for companies to help alleviate the financial stress of starting a family in unconventional ways, such as through IVF, adoption, or surrogacy. Carrot works with companies to provide a set amount of money for each employee to use when they need it. Employees who participate get customized plans based on their individual needs to get a clinically validated approach to family building. This can include egg freezing, gender-affirming care, and menopause/low testosterone coaching.


Calm is the number one app for sleep, mindfulness, and managing stress and anxiety. Calm Business offers mental health resources for employees and their families, with a library of workshops, guided content, and exercises. Calm reports that 21% of its users are more engaged at work and three times less likely to take a sick day. Plus, the app has more than 2 million five-star reviews—it’s sure to be a hit with your employees.

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Wellhub, formerly known as Gympass, is an app that offers employees mindfulness, nutrition, and sleep in one subscription.


Did you know that America’s number one meal kit also offers business subscriptions? HelloFresh has employee meal solutions that are nutritious and affordable and that conveniently fit your team’s needs. Business owners can choose either a one-time gift, such as an e-gift card, or an ongoing benefit of subsidized meals. The subscription option offers 40 meals per week for employees to choose from, with ingredients pre-measured according to the number of people eating.

Lucid Lane

Lucid Lane is a digital health solution that prevents medication dependence and improves pain and mental health through tele-counseling and digital technology. Lucid Lane focuses on providing digital mental health services to the 50 million Americans who are living with chronic pain that negatively affects their daily living. The app provides specific counseling to patients struggling with medication dependency as a result of their chronic pain, and it strives to improve quality of life for everyone who signs up for the platform. Lucid Lane’s treatment options are often covered by insurance, making it a good option for self-insured employers.

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ClassPass is similar to Wellhub. It provides employees with access to gyms, fitness studios, and wellness businesses on a subscription basis. The wellness and health perks accessible on ClassPass differ, with options including salons, recovery services like saunas, and massages. Subsidize your team’s wellness while allowing them the freedom to choose what activity and relaxation best suits their lifestyle.


Wellable offers a wide range of holistic solutions, such as tobacco cessation, health coaching, on-demand fitness coaches, and more. Employers can get everyone involved by setting up Wellable Wellness Challenges targeting productivity, organization, steps, and other fitness fundamentals. Or, employers can set up a Lifestyle Spending Account to manage employee benefits by providing a one-time or recurring stipend, giving your team the flexibility to find what works for them.

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