Evaluating the Promises and Pitfalls of Wellness Programs

June 27, 2012, by , Posted in Blog,Healthcare Costs,Wellness, 0 Comment

“The first priority of wellness programs should be to promote health and well-being, not to shift health care costs to those who already face the greatest health risks. Unfortunately, not all wellness programs are created equal. In fact, some wellness program designs can be harmful to consumers. Particularly for people with health problems or those with lower incomes, certain kinds of wellness programs can actually make health coverage unaffordable and can result in compromised access to health care.” (FamiliesUSA)

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