TITLE

Legal issues legion with disease management, wellness

AUTHOR(S)
Bernhart, Molly
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jan2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the legal regulation surrounding disease management and wellness programs in the U.S. Wellness programs require personal health information in order to be effective. Companies and other involved parties such as Third Party Administrators (TPAs) should focus on securing electronic private health information. The tax-free status could be jeopardized if the financial incentives of wellness programs are paid through Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA).
ACCESSION #
23843999

 

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