Leah is a registered dietitian and exercise physiologist. She helps Cornerstone clients determine the best methods to introduce wellness into their organizations and can implement strategies that take current initiatives up a notch.

Leah begins wellness programs with an assessment that measures your employee interest and needs to identify the areas of focus for an engaging wellness program. The tools Leah can provide include on-site educational seminars on topics related to nutrition, fitness, and stress management; structured programs such as steps competitions or 30-day challenges; biometric screenings; performance- and outcome-based premium levels; smoking cessation programs; teledoc services; and much, much more.

Leah also works with carriers and your team to structure participation- or outcomes-based programs that determine the premium paid by your staff, paying careful attention to ACA rules regarding parameters for a wellness plans and subsequent premium schedules.

Leah Hammel's Posts

Flu Shots: What You Need To Know

Posted on September 04, 2020

Benefits, Health, HR, wellness
Considering the recent events in 2020, it should be more apparent that the seasonal flu is taken seriously. With the COVID-19 vaccine still in preproduction stages, numerous sources are citing it won’t be available until late in 2021. While we are taking more precautions than ever before due to COVID-19, we still need to keep... Read More

How To Support Your Employees in a Time of Uncertainty

Posted on April 14, 2020

HR, wellness
Supporting Your Employees Through COVID-19 To say these are uncertain times is an understatement. COVID-19 has our nation on edge and your employee’s well-being and safety is your top priority.  Many employees are teleworking for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family.  Disruption of their daily routine can cause anxiety and stress –... Read More

Cornerstone Named 2018 Healthiest Employer Finalist

Posted on October 11, 2018

wellness
The St. Louis Business Journal named Cornerstone a finalist in its annual Healthiest Employers Awards!

Risks to Consider When Developing a No-Smoking Policy

Posted on March 13, 2018

HR, risk management
We’re all familiar with the down-sides of cigarette and tobacco use – it increases health risks, raises medical costs, and it often lowers productivity in the workplace. It’s costly for the employer and the individual smoking, so many companies are implementing no-smoking policies and even minimizing the number of smokers they hire. As a risk... Read More

Health Tips to Survive the Holidays

Posted on December 22, 2016

wellness
There is food everywhere this time of year. It seems like an endless stream of culinary temptation from Halloween until Valentine’s Day — that’s almost half the year!