City of Kirkland Receives Innovation in Health and Productivity Award

The City of Kirkland receives “Innovation in Health and Productivity” award from Alliant Employee Benefits for the City’s “Healthy Kirkland Initiative” which included the implementation of a high deductible health plan with a strong wellness incentive program, a health reimbursement arrangement plan (HRA/VEBA) and a near-site employee health clinic that promotes savings and informed health car decision-making. The initiative was launched in April 2015. Pictured L to R: Council Members Dave Asher and Jay Arnold; Hannah Buser, Account Executive, Alliant Employee Benefits; Mayor Amy Walen; Deputy Mayor Penny Sweet; and Council Members Toby Nixon and Doreen Marchione.

The City of Kirkland receives “Innovation in Health and Productivity” award from Alliant Employee Benefits for the City’s “Healthy Kirkland Initiative” which included the implementation of a high deductible health plan with a strong wellness incentive program, a health reimbursement arrangement plan (HRA/VEBA) and a near-site employee health clinic that promotes savings and informed health car decision-making. The initiative was launched in April 2015.

Pictured L to R: Council Members Dave Asher and Jay Arnold; Hannah Buser, Account Executive, Alliant Employee Benefits; Mayor Amy Walen; Deputy Mayor Penny Sweet; and Council Members Toby Nixon and Doreen Marchione.

At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, the City of Kirkland was recognized by Alliant Employee Benefits for the City’s innovative approach to employee health and benefits.  The City’s program is called “Healthy Kirkland Initiative” and the award is the “Alliant 2015 Award for Innovation in Health and Productivity.”  Alliant presented the award to the Council.