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The Health Incentive community showcases the latest news and innovative trends employers use to reward their employee population to participate in a wellness program or for making healthier lifestyle choices.

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EEOC Harmonizing ADA Rules and ACA Wellness Incentives

On April 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a “Notice of Proposed Rule Making” (NPRM). Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted by June 19, 2015.

What’s Next for Consumer Health Care Incentives?

In recent years, we’ve seen more companies spend more incentive dollars to help nudge more of their employee populations toward healthy behaviors through wellness programs.

The Final Hurdle for Outcomes-Based Wellness

Offering financial incentives for participation or outcomes in wellness programs is becoming increasingly common.

To Improve Workplace Wellness, Help Your Employees Become Better Shoppers

The reasons for ensuring a healthy workforce seem clear enough: Not only is it the right thing to do, it’s also good for the bottom line. Employees who engage actively in effective wellness plans are more productive, recover faster and miss less work. Moreover, a focus on wellness helps drive

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This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...

 

Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...

 

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Businessolver's HealthTracker Connects Wellness Activity to Insurance-Based Financial Incentives

Businessolver introduces HealthTracker, wellness administration technology built into its proprietary Benefitsolver benefits technology software.

Study: Companies Spending More on Corporate Wellness But Employees Leaving Millions on the Table

Employers are expanding their corporate health improvement and wellness programs to improve employee health and create a more positive workplace culture.

Horizon BCBSNJ Expands HorizonbFit Program that Pays Members Who Stay Fit

The innovative HorizonbFit program offers reimbursements to members

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Challenging the Corporate Wellness ROI Myth

In the past decade, corporations have implemented several different cost‐cutting measures and wellness initiatives: premium differentials, higher deductibles, wellness coaching, disease management, onsite clinics, HRAs and education. Still it has been an uphill and largely losing battle to measure the results of these programs. Many

Guidance for a Employer-sponsored Wellness Program Using Outcomes-based Incentives

This Consensus Statement was prepared by a Joint Committee of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), American Cancer Society (ACS) and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN), American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association (AHA). This

Rising Acceptance Among U.S. Companies Reward-Driven Wellness Programs

Reward-driven wellness programs are emerging as one of the most flexible and effective approaches to curb exploding health care costs.

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