PHOENIX, May 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CopperPoint Insurance Companies has been named one of the Healthiest Companies in America for 2016 by Interactive Health. The award is given to companies who have improved the overall health of their employees and made it a part of the corporate culture. This is the fourth time CopperPoint has won this award.

CopperPoint is one of only five Arizona companies to receive this award out of 156 companies across the country being recognized for helping employees making changes to improve their health in 2016.

The Healthiest Companies in America recipients are recognized for utilizing wellness initiatives to help over 40 percent of high-risk employees into the low-risk range. Additionally, over 66 percent of employees have made positive health improvements including lowered blood pressure, glucose levels and risk of heart disease.

Employees at CopperPoint have access to a variety of wellness programs, from online walking competitions and on-site weight loss programs to chair massages and in-house gym classes. Employees also can choose from a diverse selection of on-site classes such as yoga, cardio, tai chi, and Zumba.

CopperPoint also offers classes focused on emotional wellness, such as drawing meditation, virtual travel and inspiring webinars on a variety of topics. Employees have access to an onsite health coach to develop a personalized health plan.

“At CopperPoint, we believe that wellness programs that focus on employees’ overall health and well-being are consistent with good corporate values; they offer significant benefits to the business and a value on investment,” said Maria Simpson, Benefits & Wellness Specialist for CopperPoint. “Our partnership with our employees is an essential part of helping them maximize their health, wellness and productivity, which also leads to a healthier bottom line,” Simpson explained.

“These achievements are striking and inspire us because winners set the bar on what can be achieved and demonstrated with validated results. A strong culture of employee health engagement creates positive health outcomes, and is smart business,” said Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy.

CopperPoint offers employees on-site health care clinic, gym, massage chairs and a game room. Employees also have access to an eye doctor and a dentist inside its corporate headquarters in Phoenix. The company also hosts convenient on-site mammograms, prostate exams, flu shots and other health- related services.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage.

As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit

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