health affairs advises employers on health care reform and workplace wellness programs

May 11, 2012

in health care reform,wellness

“The Affordable Care Act of 2010 will, as of 2014, expand employers’ ability to reward employees who meet health status goals by participating in wellness programs–and, in effect, to require employees who don’t meet these goals to pay more for their employer-sponsored health coverage. Some consumer advocates argue that this ability to differentiate in health coverage costs among employees is unfair and will amount to employers’ policing workers’ health.”

health affairs provides employers a detailed brief on workplace wellness programs, the changes stemming from the proposed health care reform law and the issues to watch.

read the full brief here.

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