Healthy Employer Recognition Program

The Healthy Employer Recognition Program is a yearly application process whereby employers can complete a survey which has questions related to healthy workplace culture, programs, and benefits. A review committee will evaluate your application and notification will be sent to the key contact. Those employers who meet the standards, will receive a recognition toolkit and will be eligible to compete for the 2017 Mississippi Healthiest Workplace Awards.

To begin the process of becoming a Recognized Healthy Employer please complete the 2017 Recognized Healthy Employer Survey

State agencies who are under the purview of State Employee Wellness Program will be recognized from the internal process using the CDC Health Scorecard. Any questions from agencies should be director to Mr. Brad Martin, Director of the State Employee Wellness Program, james.martin@msdh.state.ms.us. 

2017 Mississippi Healthiest Workplace Awards

The Mississippi Healthiest Workplace Awards recognizes the top employers from across the state who show excellence in providing employer health and wellness programs and healthy workplace environments. Employers who practice evidence based comprehensive health management programs improve their culture, engagement and value. This program is a collaboration of the Mississippi Business Group on Health, the Mississippi Business Journal, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers

Employers can compete in both the public and private and based upon number of employees. Private sector categories include small, medium, large, mega large. Public sector categories includes state agencies, college and universities , and municipalities. 

Applicants and award winners are invited to an award luncheon which will be in the July time frame.  Recognition including listing on all partners websites, a recognition toolkit, and recognition in publications.

To begin the process of becoming a Recognized Healthy Employer please complete the 2017 Recognized Healthy Employer Survey

For those interested in competing with companies from across Mississippi for the 2017 Healthiest Workplace Awards, you must be a Recognized Healthier Employer and also complete the 2017 Healthiest Workplace Award Application and submit the supporting material as instructed in the award application. The application deadline is May 31st, 2017 and finalists will be announced at the end of May. 

Congratulations to the 2016 Healthiest Workplace Award Winners and Finalists!

The Mississippi Business Group on Health is the state's most powerful voice for employers in employer health and health care. 

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