Ann Caresani Quoted in SHRM on Conflicts in Wellness Program Requirements

April 21, 2017

On April 20, Ann Caresani was quoted in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on proposed H.R. 1313, seeking to harmonize wellness programs that meet the requirements for the Public Health Service Act and regulations enforcing the Affordable Care Act with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. The resolution has stalled in the House of Representatives amid opposition by disability rights groups.

Ann commented that  conflicting rules that apply to wellness programs are a concern for employers, causing some of them to offer only "very basic programs that probably are not terribly effective."

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