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Getting Your Work Force Fit and Fabulous: The Ins and Outs of Wellness Programs in Illinois

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Copyright 2013
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Ensure nothing gets overlooked - get on the road to success in employee wellness programs.

The United States' health epidemic is largely driven by chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes. This presents a grave threat to employers as health care costs continue to rise and productivity declines. Consequently, many employers have begun to implement employee wellness programs and initiatives in the workplace. While employee wellness programs provide demonstrated benefits to employers, such as increased productivity and morale, as well as decreased health care costs, they can also pose a number of legal risks that can put you in hot water.

Purchase these reference materials and learn how to offer wellness benefits to your employees while staying in compliance with state and federal laws, as well as recent changes as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

Benefits for You
•Learn the benefits of employee wellness programs and initiatives
•Get practical advice regarding the design and implementation of employee wellness programs and initiatives
•Explore current trends in employee wellness programs and initiatives
•What you need to know about legal implications, including avoiding liability under various state and federal laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), ERISA Section 510, and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
•What you need to know about how Health Care Reform may impact a wellness program

Authors

Moderators: Gregory H. Andrews, Jackson Lewis LLP
Stephanie E. H. Shirley, Jackson Lewis LLP
Dan S. Atkinson, Wellworks for You
Jody E. Kahn, Jackson Lewis LLP