The Dubious Empirical and Legal Foundations of Wellness Programs

Abstract The article offers information on the dubious empirical and legal foundations of workplace wellness programs in the U.S. Topics discussed include enactment of Affordable Care Act for expanding the scope of incentives availas; analysis of financial incentives offered to the employees for encouraging their participation in wellness programs; and targeting incentives specifically toward individuals diagnosed with chronic diseases. Source: Adrianno McIntyre, Nicholas Bagley, Austin Frakt, and Aaron Carroll, The Dubious Empirical and Legal Foundations of Wellness Programs, 27 Health Matrix 59 (2017) Available at:...