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Ensign Services, Inc. Announced a 2013 Health at Work(SM) Award Winner

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MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ensign Services, Inc., the service subsidiary of The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENSG), has been announced a Silver winner of the ninth-annual Health at Work Awards sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations who promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program's comprehensiveness, delivery, promotion, participation rates and results achieved. ComPsych Corporation is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs and is the pioneer and worldwide leader of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR, FMLA and absence management services under its GuidanceResources brand.

"We applaud Ensign for promoting health and wellness and improving the lives of employees," said Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, Chairman and CEO of ComPsych.

Jennifer Weinstein, Benefits, Compensation and HRIS Director at Ensign Services, said, "We are honored to be recognized for our comprehensive wellness program, Be Well, designed to support employees in developing healthy habits for a lifetime."

Some highlights of Ensign's health and wellness program include:

  • Medical premium discounts for achieving biometric screening health targets.
  • Targeted behavior programs designed to facilitate lifestyle change by concentrating on specific areas of health and wellness such as reaching your healthy weight or tackling stress.
  • One-on-one coaching with a health professional on topics such as nutrition and time management.
  • Financial wellness, including access to retirement education programs and financial planners.

The Health at Work Awards are sponsored by ComPsych and its HealthyGuidance® program. HealthyGuidance is a comprehensive and consultative wellness program that addresses the full continuum of employee issues and targets behavioral and lifestyle issues before they become significant illnesses. Drawing upon ComPsych's behavioral health expertise, HealthyGuidance uses a high-touch approach that empowers employees to make healthy changes through health risk assessments, biometric on-site testing, tobacco cessation, lifestyle coaching and weight management programs as well as incentive administration.

About Ensign Services, Inc.

Ensign Services, Inc. provides back office services to healthcare companies, including the independent operating subsidiaries of The Ensign Group, Inc., which provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, home health and hospice services, urgent care services and other rehabilitative and healthcare services at 119 facilities, seven hospice companies, nine home health businesses and five urgent care clinics in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska and Oregon. More information about The Ensign Group is available at http://www.ensigngroup.net.

About ComPsych

ComPsych® Corporation is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs (EAP) and is the pioneer and worldwide leader of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR, FMLA and absence management services under its GuidanceResources® brand. ComPsych provides services to more than 20,000 organizations covering more than 55 million individuals throughout the U.S. and over 120 countries. By creating "Build-to-Suit" programs, ComPsych helps employers attract and retain employees, increase employee productivity and improve overall health and well-being. For more information, visit www.compsych.com and follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ComPsych.

CONTACT: Jennifer Weinstein 949-487-9500 jweinstein@ensigngroup.net

Source:Ensign Services, Inc.