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With Health Care in the Spotlight, Wellness Programs Are on the Rise
 

   9/28/2012

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the bulk of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, many HR professionals are likely moving ahead with implementing the requirements of the legislation. The law was designed to expand coverage for more Americans and make health care more affordable, and employers are paying particular attention to the latter, given how costly it has become to provide medical coverage. An increasing number of businesses are turning to wellness programs as a means of driving down health care costs—positing that a healthier workforce will ultimately lead to lower premiums from insurance carriers and, potentially, happier and more productive employees.

With Health Care in the Spotlight, Wellness Programs Are on the Rise

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