Affordable Care Act

Workplace wellness programs are gaining popularity in the United States, however a new study by RAND Corporation shows that the 6 billion dollar wellness program industry does not produce the intended healthier outcomes.
People believe these programs to be beneficial by providing outcomes such as weight loss and reductions in smoking and cholesterol. Many in the industry think that if employees are healthier through preventative measures, then medical spending will decrease.
In the Reuters article, Business Roundtable Vice President Maria Ghazal stated “companies from the CEO...

Workplace wellness programs are gaining popularity in the United States, however a new study by RAND Corporation shows that the 6 billion dollar wellness program industry does not produce the intended healthier outcomes.
People believe these programs to be beneficial by providing outcomes such as weight loss and reductions in smoking and cholesterol. Many in the industry think that if employees are healthier through preventative measures, then medical spending will decrease.
In the Reuters article, Business Roundtable Vice President Maria Ghazal stated “companies from the CEO...

Stateline Midwest ~ May 2013

Since its inception in 1965, Medicaid has been a critical part of our nation’s safety net. And as both enrollment and spending have been steadily increasing — and a new federal health law is poised to take full effect — the strength of that net is being tested.

If you did, you may view and listen to a recording of the webinar here:  https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/599978554

States are, by many accounts, “taking action to move the exchange ball down the field.”

That’s according to Steve Larsen, deputy administrator and director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who took part in a Dec. 6 webinar, “Health Exchanges: Understanding State Options and Deadlines,” sponsored by The Council of State Governments.

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