Agencies issue final rule on wellness programs under ACA

Federal agencies issued a final rule, effective Jan. 1, 2014, outlining requirements for wellness programs and incentives under the Affordable Care Act. Some business groups criticized the regulations as too burdensome for employers. The regulations, aimed at making sure wellness programs do not discriminate, say employees can qualify for rewards or lower health insurance premiums if they participate in wellness activities, even if they do not improve their health.

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