TITLE

Tax credits proposed for employee wellness

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2007, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that new legislation called the Healthy Workforce Act in the U.S., is being proposed to give tax credits to businesses that implement comprehensive health management or wellness programs. The bill aims to benefit workers, lower health costs and promote health in the workplace. The bill is sponsored by Senators Tom Harkin and Gordon Smith. To qualify for the tax credits, health programs should include health awareness and education, health risk assessment and behavior change programs.
ACCESSION #
27437581

 

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