Tax credits proposed for employee wellness

October 2007
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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.


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