Wellness incentives, risk assessments raise questions, experts say

04/2/2012 | USA Today

More U.S. companies are tying employee health premiums to risk assessments and participation in wellness initiatives such as exercise and disease management programs, raising questions about privacy and whether the tactic saves money and improves health. Professor Kevin Volpp of the University of Pennsylvania says data show that programs offering employees choices and immediate rewards work best and that incentives to help people quit smoking are effective.

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